HP readies designer smart watch

Bastian smartwatch

Computing powerhouse Hewlett Packard has partnered with online luxury shopping platform Gilt and designer Michael Bastian to create a luxury smart watch.

In a press release, Gilt has intimated that the watch will be able to display information about the weather, stocks, and sports in addition to pushing calendar reminders, showing text messages, and controlling music on smartphones.In addition to its technological capabilities, the watch will offer a 44mm stainless steel water-resistant design with three interchangeable watchbands in sleek black rubber, perforated brown leather, and olive green nylon.

The new watch is slated to launch in late autumn 2014.