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Android Wear to Offer Music Playback and GPS Support
Monday, September 8, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Google has announced that Android Wear users will now have the ability to listen to offline music via Bluetooth headphones as well as having access to GPS support for watches with a GPS sensor. Users will now also be able to download custom watch faces.Current Android powered watches that are commercially available include the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live and the Moto ...
Mobile Developers Can Put on Their Boogie shoes With Boogio Wearable SDK for Footware
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by Richard Harris
Boogio is a recent startup that plans on turning any shoe into a smart shoe. For developers who want to get involved, the company is offering preorders of the Boogio Beta developer kits priced $189.00 USD. Boogio is promoting its new platform as the world's first wearable device that can sense gravitational forces, inner balance, and 3D movement of the feet in real...
How an App Developer Chose a Wearable Platform for Monetization
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by Richard Harris
Unlocking the secret to developing an app for a wearable platform and monetizing said app is a question that a number of developers are asking themselves.Tencent Games has decided to stick to its gaming roots to expand to the wearable front. It has announced plans to launch its popular Timi Run Everyday app on Razer’s Nabu smartband that offers smartwatch and fitness ba...
New NEX Band “Modular Wearable” SDK and API Released
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by Richard Harris
It’s not often that we have trouble explaining something, we deal with such a diverse amount of technology that whatever comes along, we feel we have a good grasp on the concept.Not so with Canadian based Mighty Cast’s new offering. The company has released an SDK and API for its new NEX Band, what it is calling a “modular wearable.” The NEX Band uses intercha...
OnTheGo Platforms Launches Beta SDK for Smart Glass Augmented Reality Interface
Friday, April 18, 2014 by Richard Harris
OnTheGo Platforms has launched a new type of interface for Smart Glasses, called Ari (Augmented Reality Interface). The company points out that “Voice and touch control work well on smartphones, but smart glasses require a new, intuitive interface.” The companies Ari SDK uses a single outward facing camera to track a user’s hand motions and gestures, enabling ...
Google Believes it Will Rule Smart Wearable App Market With New SDK
Thursday, March 13, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Sundar Pichai with Google has dropped the news that Google will release an SDK for the wearable’s market in a couple of weeks. He discussed the SDK during a presentation at SWSX on Sunday.It’s the latest salvo in the war for app domination by the two biggest players in the market. Last week Apple launched CarPlay with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyunda...