Over in Japan Sony has its own crowdfunding platform called First Flight that launched back in July. It’s rather like the other funding sites we are more familiar with, Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Sony is using First Flight to drum up early orders for a new smartwatch that it plans to make called Wena. That very strange name stands for “wear electronics naturally.”
One Wena watch looks like a normal watch with three small dials inside the larger face and no LCD. The Wena offers three features including a NFC wallet that is compatible with Felica standards in Japan. It gives notifications via vibration and a customizable LED light on the band. The Wena watch also tracks activity via an app only for iOS devices.
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