British universities on the eve of the release of Apple Watch banned “smart” watch on exams




In anticipation of the start of sales of Apple Watch British universities have banned the use of “smart” hours during exams. Teachers are concerned about the prevalence of a new type of electronic devices that can be used as a calculator, and as a cheat sheet with Internet access.


In order to check it was not necessary to understand the intricacies of gadgets for the presence of “smart” functions of each student, some schools of Great Britain, it was decided to ban carry any watch on the exams. In particular, the City University of London began to withdraw not only mobile phones, but also the clock and put them in a plastic case to the delivery of the work.

To avoid potential claims from students in all examination rooms placed wall clock and announced their readiness to issue a chronometer at the request of students who manifest a desire to keep track of time during the exam.

Last year, the technical manager of “Audit & Consulting» Group-IB Andrew Bryzgina told that Russian schoolchildren are most commonly used in the examinations for the exam so-called earpieces that fit directly into the ear canal and work without wires, and compact the iPod.

“Player iPod nano 6th generation of Apple adapts resourceful pupils and students to carry through cribs for exams – told Bryzgina. – The device allows you to add music lyrics and view them on a small screen while playing a song. ” With the advent of Apple Watch, probably Russian students will go on a smart watch Apple.


Earlier, the British government expressed the need to ban the use of “smart” hours during the ride. The fact that the drivers in the UK face a fine if the police notice wearable computer the person behind the wheel, said the representative of the Ministry of Transport. However, he did not specify how the traffic police will be evidence against violators, as drivers may use hands-free communication system that supports a clock and is not a violation.

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