Motorola files patent for smartwatch21
Of course, Motorola has been down this path before with the MOTOACTV smartwatch that pairs with your phone and is generally focused on those interested in fitness. The new smartwatch era begins on September 4th with the expected introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. This new generation will be lead by offerings from major smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, LG, Microsoft and Apple. The Apple iWatch is believed to have run into a few snags but the latest rumor has Apple's smartwatch launching in the second half of the year, priced between $149 and $229.
source: USPTO via Engadget