Will.i.am Dial smartwatch

Will.i.am dial

The Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am first jumped from music into the world of wearables in 2014 with the introduction of the i.am+ Puls. He followed that up with a Gucci partnership announced at Baselworld 2015. Reviews for the Puls (now described by its own creator as a “beta gadget”) were overwhelmingly negative but that has not deterred him from coming up with […]

Baselworld 2015: Gucci partners with Will.i.am for standalone smartband

Gucci will.i.am_smartband

TAG Heuer was not the only company making an announcement about a partnership to develop a new wearable at Baselworld 2015. Gucci Timepieces announced a “special partnership” with will.i.am to develop “a completely stand alone smartband, untethered from any smartphone.” Stéphane Linder, President and CEO of Gucci Timepieces, said during the announcement: “Today, through this innovative collaboration with i.am+ and will.i.am, […]