Sony’s will be focusing on wearable tech as part of its new mobile strategy


Sony has been quite the player in the mobile technology industry as of late. The tech giant from Japan has intentions of improving their wearable devices like smartwatches and smart bands.  At CES, they showed off some new wearable technology that was geared towards their SmartWear products, which are still kind of enigmatic to us.  They are expected to reveal much more information about them next week at MWC in Barcelona, so stay tuned for more info.

Now that Sony plans to sell off its fashionable Vaio laptop business and convert its TV business into a subsidiary, the Japanese electronics giant appears poised to beef up its line of mobile products, including smartphones and tablets—but especially wearable tech. At International CES in January, Tokyo-based Sony showed off a small Core sensor for use with its coming SmartWear products. The first product in that line is SmartBand,which works with a new Lifelog app on a smartphone. Sony revealed few details on the device. The company is expected to release more information about the SmartBand, Core, and other wearables at Mobile World Congressin Barcelona on February 24. Sony is also running a “Wearables Workshop” and a VIP reception at the conference that are clearly meant to generate excitement and press coverage.

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