Sony to focus on the real estate of your face

As strange as it may sound, it actually makes sense. The battle for wearable gadgets has the same basic advantages of real estate – location, location, location. If they can take up a spot, they will win, at least from Sony’s point of view.

When it comes to real estate, the old axiom is that the most important factor is: location, location, location. As Sony Corp. looks to carve out its position in wearable computing, one of the technology industry’s most-buzzed about areas, the same principles apply, says the Japanese company’s CEO.

Speaking to reporters on Friday, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai said he expects the growing push by manufacturers to build watches and glasses with wireless computing capability to be constrained by the space limitations of a person’s face or wrist. This distinguishes them from other mobile devices such as smartphones when consumers sometimes carry around more than one.

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