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Tissot Offers MSN Direct Watches

Swiss luxury watchmaker Tissot SA has joined Fossil of the U.S. and Finland’s Suunto Oy in offering watches that use Microsoft’s Smart Personal Objects Technology (SPOT).

Tissot’s new High-T watch is the first Microsoft-based smart watch with a touch screen. Users touch their watch dial to receive news, weather, appointment reminders, messages and other information they selected to receive through Microsoft’s MSN Direct subscription service.

To make SPOT watches more attractive, Microsoft will add more content to the MSN Direct service, including information on movies and football, and watch makers are expected to offer more styles by year’s end, according to the company…