Google Pixel Watch may nonetheless be on the playing cards as attainable codenames floor

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2019 might be the 12 months we lastly get that Google Pixel Watch after codenames for Google merchandise have been noticed that seemingly do not look like tied to new Pixel smartphones.

The fish-based salmon and medaka codenames appeared within the Android Open Supply Venture (AOSP) web site. That web site is a growth platform for a wide selection of gadgets with totally different kind components.

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What’s attention-grabbing concerning the names and the AOSP entry is that two of the reviewers hooked up to the undertaking are members of the Wear OS staff including additional weight that one or each of those names might be smartwatch associated. When these early rumors of a Pixel Watch started to floor, there was discuss of a number of fashions of the smartwatch.

The truth that the AOSP entry is named, aœReplace CtsWindowManagerDeviceTestCases for chin devicesa, has additionally served as additional proof we’re speaking smartwatches right here. The oldsters at XDA Builders observed that the phrase ‘chin gadgets’ has beforehand been utilized in reference to smartwatches that function a flat circle cut-out design. The Moto 360 for example had that kind of watch design.

As far the names and what they could inform us about what Google has deliberate, we all know that the corporate has at all times used fishy names for its Nexus and Pixel {hardware}. Salmon is a big fish whereas medaka is a small Japanese fish and may imply it is tied to some type of small system and will point out two totally different sized watches.

What we do know is that Google is clearly extra dedicated to creating smartwatches and its Wear OS platform work. It is made substantial updates on the software program entrance over the previous 6-12 months, plus it is also just lately spent massive on secret smartwatch tech developed by the Fossil Group. There has additionally been discuss of a brand new Google Coach sensible assistant that might vastly enhance Wear OS’s well being and health monitoring abilities.

Google’s I/O developer convention is occurring in Could, the place we anticipated to listen to concerning the Pixel Watch final 12 months. Possibly Google now feels it is now higher positioned to provide us that flagship smartwatch we have been asking for.

By way of: 9to5 Google and Android Police