Days after Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch debut, Nissan set to debut Nismo Concept Watch at Frankfurt Auto Show

A week after Samsung made headlines with the Galaxy Gear smart watch, Nissan seems to be ready to step into the market. The automaker is preparing to show off the first concept device tracking car and driver performance at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The Nissan Nismo Concept Watch is a world first and represents what the Japanese company calls its first step into wearable technology, suggesting more is to come.

The watch is focused around harvesting health information – that of the car and of its driver. For everyday driving, the Nismo records and reports on energy efficiency, fuel consumption and average speeds. But when the car heads for the track, the device’s performance steps up a gear, displaying telematics and performance data as laps progress.

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