Nissan Bets on Wearable Tech Market With its Own Smartwatch, 'Nismo'

Concept Via TBWA Is Designed to Monitor Heart Rhythms and Track Vehicle Performance

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The wearable market is huge. Tech companies like Samsung and Google are betting that wearable computers, a la smartwatches, will be the next big thing for consumers as interest in smartphones dies down. Nissan, via agencies TBWA G1 and TBWA Helsinki, seems to be thinking in much the same way.

"Nismo," is a concept watch designed specifically for Nissan Nismo drivers. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the watch will let drivers monitor vehicle efficiency, access vehicle performance data, capture biometric data (via a heart rate monitor), and even receive messages from Nissan.

The watch is part of Nismo Lab, a bespoke mobile lab that tests biometric training tools to help Nissan Nismo racecar drivers, by measuring their heart rhythms and brainwaves to monitor fatigue, concentration and emotional levels.

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Credits
Date
Sep 09, 2013
Agency:
TBWA/G1
Client:
Nissan
ECD:
Rudi Anggono
Agency:
TBWA Helsinki
ECD:
Sami Thessman
Creative:
Sami Viitamaki
Creative:
Juhana Hokkanen
Designer:
Daniel Julier
Designer:
Sami Thessman
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