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Dick Tracy watchA wristwatch popularized in the 1940s by the Dick Tracy comics. Tracy was a detective who had two-way radio communications to police headquarters via his famous watch, which was decades ahead of its time. See smartwatch.
|Dick Tracy's Watch|
|This two-way radio became synonymous with Dick Tracy, the comic-strip super detective created by Chester Gould from 1931 to 1977. (Image courtesy of copyright holder Tribune Content Agency LLC. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.)|
|Tracy Would Be Jealous|
|This Hitachi mock-up was created in 2000 and foretold GPS and video calling on a smartwatch. (Image courtesy of Hitachi America, Ltd.)|
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