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At the CES 2017, Sunpartner’s and MED to disclose the first hybrid smartwatch powered by Wysips® transparent Solar module
Discover the LunaR Hybrid smartwatch at ANT Wireless Pavilion at the CES 2017
Jan 5-8, 2017 I Tech West I Booths #43427, #43626.
Just one year after the introduction of its Wysips® Reflect technology, SUNPARTNER is proud to announce that “LunaR”, the first watch using its Reflect modules, will be launched during CES and displayed at ANT+* Wireless Pavilion I Tech West I Booths #43427, #43626.
LunaR is an everyday hybrid smartwatch that combines a minimalistic design with smart connectivity. Powered by SUNPARTNER’S Wysips® Reflect technology, it provides the most advanced connected features such as dual time zones, sunrise & sunset, activity-tracking and phone notifications via a RGB LED indicator supporting more than 16 million different colors.
By embedding the Wysips® Reflect module into LunaR, the LunaR brings exceptional battery life to the user, breaking the limits and barriers that the wearable devices industry has encountered so far.
LunaR creator, Michael Yuen, Founder & CEO of MED:
« Given that extended battery life is key to the success of a smartwatch, we are excited that we were able to secure an additional energy source without having to compromise on design. Due to its remarkable transparency of 60% and exceptional energy-conversion rate, Wysips® Reflect extends the connected watch autonomy up to 50%. With these outstanding performance, SUNPARTNER established a new standard for solar-charging! »
« Bringing innovation into a traditional market such as the Watch market is a challenge that requires market vision, industrial acumen, above all, the intimate sense of User Experience. We are very proud that Michael and his team at MED recognized in our technology a key pilar of their product features », says Ludovic Deblois, CEO of Sunpartner Technologies.
MED is a technology provider bringing novel sensors, proprietary algorithms and application software to deliver fashionable connected devices with actionable insights to promote health and wellness. MED is supported by renowned quality microelectronics manufacturer, Dayton Industrial Co. Ltd., to provide innovative design purpose-driven functionalities and mass manufactural products at the most competitive pricing.
*Dayton Industrial is a founding member of the ANT+ Alliance.
About SUNPARTNER Technologies
Sunpartner Technologies creates and integrates invisible solar components for consumer electronics (wearables, mobile phones, connected devices) and the building (SmartCities) and transport markets (automotive, aviation, boating). Their Wysips® technologies (What You See Is Photovoltaic Surface) capture solar energy and convert it into electricity, thereby extending battery life or freeing devices from the grid entirely. Sunpartner invents smart, aesthetic surfaces to meet the needs of its clients throughout the world. The company is located in the south of France and has 65 employees. Since its creation in 2008, it has filed more than 100 patents and raised € 45 million in capital.
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