Inventor YotaPhone prepares “smart” mechanical watches




Mechanical “smart watch” with a programmable chip that will pay for your purchases, take the subway to open the car, and much more, there will be at the end of 2015, according to Izvestia .


Mechanical watches with programmable NFC chip should appear at the end of next year. International patent for such a device was obtained inventor YotaPhone Dmitry Gorilovsky (now he is engaged in his own projects), along with two co-authors.

“The basic idea of ​​the patent is to build a means of payment in the hours without serious changes linings. There are many companies that make watches. This object is already in your hand – says Gorilovsky. – The idea is to integrate into a means of payment – and at the same time the company will not have to change the production line and to reinvent the wheel. ”

Today, NFC technology is present in smartphones and other gadgets. Apple introduced in the market of smart watch Apple Watch with NFC, which require regular recharging.

“Our goal was to make a clock, and not a gadget. The idea is to use NFC, which does not require batteries and does not wear out, – says the former director of i-Free Gorynya Cyril, one of the authors of the patent.

In a mechanical watch, put a passive NFC chip – the same used in the cards for the payment of the entrance to the subway. Before you can use the chip to be programmed.

“This is done through a mobile phone that supports NFC. If the clock to be written some information, these actions are performed in a special supplement, and then touch watch phone, and the information gets to them, “- said Gorynya.

The device described in the patent, the possibility of embedding SIM-card.

The former head of research and development center Yota Dmitry Gorilovsky – one of the main developers YotaPhone. The patent application describing the phone, he said one of the two co-authors (the second – the former head of Yota Denis Sverdlov).

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