New Age Bringing Meta Watch Smart Watches To Retail

Carson, Calif. — New Age Electronics has signed on to be the exclusive distributor of Meta Watch's line of premium smart watches.
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Carson, Calif. — New Age Electronics has signed on to be the exclusive distributor of Meta Watch's line of premium smart watches.

Meta Watch's new Meta M1 line features eight smart-watch configurations in premium finishes with a simple, connected watch face that delivers relevant information via iOS or Android smartphones.

The Meta M1 assortment includes the M1 Core, M1 Color and M1 Limited, all featuring a gull-wing lug design to enhance comfort and fit, the company said. The watches are constructed using stainless-steel cases, with stainless-steel or ballistic-nylon lugs and a variety of high-quality strap materials, including stainless-steel bracelets, leather and natural rubber, the company said. Black or Rose Gold-plated versions are also available.

The connected smart-watch platform can be customized to work with a variety of services via the Meta smartphone app. These curated notifications ensure a focus on the traditional wristwatch experience, providing information at a glance, the company said.

By adding Meta Watch, New Age Electronics continues to build out its wearable technology portfolio within its recently launched Emerging Technology strategy.

New Age cited a recent Consumer Electronics Association statement predicting the number of smart watches showcased at the International CES to double from 2014 to 2015. According to BI Intelligence, the global smart-watch market is expected to reach $9.2 billion by 2018.

"As a key emerging player in the smart-watch space, Meta Watch has hit a home run by pairing functionality and comfort with brilliant design," said Fred Towns, New Age Electronics president. "We are thrilled to bring these fashionable devices to the retail channel as part of our increasing focus on wearable technology and overall Emerging Technology strategy."

"By working with New Age Electronics, Meta Watch is able to quickly expand our market presence through leading retailers and e-tailers and ensure more consumers experience our exciting, innovative META brand," said Bill Geiser, Meta Watch founder and CEO. "As the wearable technology category continues to grow, we look forward to relying on New Age Electronics' long-standing industry expertise as we navigate this dynamic channel."

U.S. retailers can contact New Age Electronics to learn more about the opportunities surrounding Meta Watch at (310) 952-5820 or christopherw@synnex.com.

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