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Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has actually made a decision to obtain into the smartwatch market. The Swiss watchmaker announced today that it has partnered with Google and also Intel to produce a tool that’s meant to marry the traditional design of its watches with Google’s Android Wear platform.

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According to a press release from Intel, the tool is expected to ship at the end of this year, though other specifics about its capacities are limited. It’s not yet clear whether Tag Heuer will be delivering a watch with a display like the Apple Watch or Samsung Galaxy Equipment, or if it will certainly just be including some digital abilities to an or else mechanical timepiece.

People wishing for a spending plan smartwatch shouldn’t hold their breath for this model. Tag Heuer’s watches cost loads of bucks, meanings that that this device will likely be more expensive than most of the competing gadgets constructed by technology business– with the feasible exemption of Apple’s $10,000 gold smartwatch.

Tag Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver informed Reuters that he had not been worried about the impending launch of the Apple Watch disrupting his firm’s upcoming watch or the watch industry at huge. Instead, he’s enthusiastic that Apple’s smartwatch will certainly cause more clients in the lengthy run.

‘Apple will obtain youths used to wearing a watch and also later possibly they will certainly wish to purchase themselves a genuine watch,’ Biver said.