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Sony unveils wearable SmartBand Talk in Berlin

Kyodo

Sony Corp. has unveiled new wearable technologies including the SmartBand Talk, a wristwatch-style gadget with a curved display that allows hands-free calling and voice-controlled operation while recording your daily data, including exercise stats.

Sony unveiled the product Wednesday at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, pinning its hopes on the market for wearable electronics as the smartphone market matures.

Sony also showed its new Xperia Z3 smartphone with enhanced water resistance.

The two products will be released this fall in Japan.

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