According to the WSJ report one of the executives from the Asian supplier met with Microsoft Research team in Redmond but, it is not clear whether Redmond will actually come out with a watch like device or not.

Wearable gadgets have recently garnered a lot of interest among investors and consumers alike. Smartwatch like devices are ideal for all those on the move and will allow them to not only control their other mobile devices like smartphones and tablets but, also allow them to obtain information on their current location; issue voice commands; and get quick info on their vitals like body temperature.

Apple, Samsung, Sony and LG are all reportedly working on smartwatch devices of their own. It was rumoured earlier that Apple is working on a smartwatch with curved glass. With Pebble in the market, tech giants have also started showing interest in wearable gadget.