/// Samsung Taps Dick Tracy and the Jetsons to Help Sell Its Galaxy Gear Watch
It’s not clear yet whether customers want the smartwatch that Samsung has built. But there’s no doubt that Americans have long been fascinated with wrist-worn tech. Samsung plays this up in one of its initial Galaxy Gear ads, which traces the obsession through its TV roots. Indeed, the notion of wrist-based communications has played roles on everything from “Star Trek” and “The Jetsons” to “Dick Tracy” and “Inspector Gadget.” All those shows and more play a cameo in the Samsung spot, which is posted on YouTube . A second spot traces the same evolution in slightly different form. Of course, how the Galaxy Gear lines up with science fiction and TV fantasy is another question
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Samsung Taps Dick Tracy and the Jetsons to Help Sell Its Galaxy Gear Watch
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