An Android Wear replace has begun rolling out, bringing watch-to-watch communication and interactive watch faces to Google-powered smartwatches.
The Android Wear replace will enable customers to ship stats, messages, emojis, doodles and stickers in only a few faucets through the watch face, utilizing the brand new Collectively app.
Interactive watch faces let customers see further data and launch apps proper from the watch face display. After the replace, a single faucet on the watch face can both present climate data, shortly change the model or color of the face, or launch an exercise.
“Carrying a watch helps you to inform time with only a look. Android Wear has expanded this at-a-glance expertise to different helpful data like your subsequent assembly, every day step depend, or messages,” mentioned Flavio Lerda, software program engineer, Android Wear. “As we speak, we’re launching interactive watch faces, making it simpler (and extra enjoyable) to remain linked, proper out of your wrist.
In addition to Collectively, an interactive watch face referred to as Bits is on supply – see video under – in addition to a health targeted one from Below Armour.
Android Wear simply hasn’t stop in 2015 with lots of large new options introduced over the previous few months. That is a pattern we hope to see proceed in wearable tech – no-one has received issues spot on but so there’s lots nonetheless to do.