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Sony Wena smart strap

Post by hughesyn » Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:02 am

Sony Wena smart bracelet.
A smart strap that wears like a normal bracelet.
Anyone up for one?

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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by jtc » Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:10 am

£399 :lol: :lol: ... Good luck to Sony....
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by albionphoto » Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:51 pm

I thought this was an early April Fool's joke... but it wasn't. So good luck to Sony. You have to admire their willingness to experiment but this may be going too far. I wonder how well they sell in Japan because I doubt they'll be a big hit anywhere else.
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by Rob s » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:00 pm

I think the idea is good but the price is mad.

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Post by biggus_richus » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:09 pm

I think it's a great idea. Hopefully some other company will be along before too long doing the same thing cheaper.
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by TigerChris » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:58 pm

I just don't get why you would want something buzzing and beeping on your wrist anyway, so not for me this type of thing

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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by biggus_richus » Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:20 pm

So is that pronounced... wiener?
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by jtc » Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:44 pm

biggus_richus wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:20 pm
So is that pronounced... wiener?
It's certainly not winner :D
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by Thegreyman » Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:43 pm

One big desk dive ding and it’s a goner
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:52 pm

Thegreyman wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:43 pm
One big desk dive ding and it’s a goner
Would that be a chip off the old block, Patrick?

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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:05 am

Oh, wow. A watch strap that tells me I have a phone call.

My phone does that.

If I switch it on.
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by Thegreyman » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:26 am

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:52 pm
Thegreyman wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:43 pm
One big desk dive ding and it’s a goner
Would that be a chip off the old block, Patrick?

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Haha, yes possibly something I would do :problem:

Thinking about this gadget a bit more. You clearly wouldn't wear this on a smart watch so it must be aimed at guys such as the us on the forum who are more traditional analogue watch fans but who might want some of the smartwatch functionality. So we could have one of these attached to a Trident.

I think I'll just stick to my iphone for the "smart" functions though. :)
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by HendrixGreen » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:36 am

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Oh, wow. A watch strap that tells me I have a phone call.

My phone does that.

If I switch it on.
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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by TigerChris » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:24 pm

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:05 am
Oh, wow. A watch strap that tells me I have a phone call.

My phone does that.

If I switch it on.
I knew we had more in common than just a love of the yellow mako, Steve! Exactly my thoughts, absolutely pointless. We seem to be a dying breed though, a phone for phone calls and a watch to tell the time?! That’s just not right in the modern world apparently :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Sony Wena smart strap

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:24 pm

Well the thing is, Chris, I am not allowed to have my phone on ringtone when I’m teaching anyway. So it usually sits on silent in my bag and most days I forget to switch the ringer back on. The only exception was during my mother’s final illness, when I told them that I was bloody well leaving the ringtone on and I would bloody well answer it if the care home rang.

Sometimes I think we are just too available and contactable. If I check my work email in the evening I sometimes get messages from pupils or even the parents asking about homework. Guess what – I ignore them. I reply the following morning, explaining that I don’t check work email in the evening.

Sometimes I wonder why I have a mobile phone at all. Although that is less frequent these days because I can get email, messaging and so forth on it. But when it was just a phone I did sometimes wonder. Then about twice a year it would occur to me what a godsend it was.
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