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Saturday, January 08, 2005

Smart Clocks

Another cool announcement from CES is that by the holidays Microsoft plans to start selling Smart Clocks that have similar features to the Smart Watches that are on the market today. Assuming that feature parity is achieved, the clocks should be capable of showing movie times, sports scores, stock prices, news briefs, Microsoft Outlook calendar appointments, weather reports and more.

UPDATE: The Seattle P-I just ran this article which provides more information about the Smart Clock announcement. It looks like MZ Berger and Oregon Scientific are the two companies who will be putting out the first devices.