One of Japan's top educational institutions has banned all watches from entrance exams in an effort to limit options for cheats.
The move by Kyoto University reflects a growing concern that smartwatches could be used by dishonest examinees to access forbidden information, the Wall Street Journal reported. However, the university has decided to issue a blanket ban on all wristwatches as it's not always easy to tell at a glance if someone's watch is old-school or smart.
While the university is thought to be the first in Japan to announce such a ban, several others around the world are known to have made a similar move in recent months as smartwatches show up on an increasing number of wrists.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Technology And Cheating
It's amazing what smartwatches can do these days: