What is smart watch ?
A smart watch is a computerized wristwatch with
functionality that is enhanced beyond timekeeping.
While early models can perform basic tasks, such as
calculations, translations, and game-playing.
Modern smart watches are effectively wearable computers.
Many smart watches run mobile apps, while a smaller
number of models run a mobile operating system.
History of smart watch
The first digital watch, which debuted in 1982, was the
Pulsar manufactured by Hamilton Watch Company.
Manufacturers are beginning to build smart watches for
both business and general use.
Modern smart watch
portable media players via a Bluetooth headset.
Some smart watches models, also called watch phones, feature
full mobile phone capability, and can make or answer phone
Ability to run mobile applications
Examples of Smart watch Developers
Sony Samsung Pebble
Sony Smart watch
The Sony Smart Watch, also called MN2SW, is a wearable device that
connects to an Android smart phone .
It is compatible with most Android phones. The watch uses a flexible
silicone wristband with multiple colors available.
It consist of sony smart watch 2 & sony smart watch 3 .
Sony Smart watch 2
The Sony Smart Watch 2, also known as
SW2, is a wearable device launched in late
September 2013. The SW2 supports working
together with any Android 4.0 (and higher)
It is 1.65 inches tall by 1.61 inches wide and
0.35 inch thick and weighs 0.8 ounces and
sports a transflective LCD screen with a
The SW2 connects to the smart phone using
Bluetooth, and supports NFC for easy
pairing. It is rated IP57 so it can be
submersed in water up to a metre for 30
minutes and is dust resistant.
Sony Smart watch 3
In 2014 the company announced the
third generation of its smart watch series,
the Sony Smart watch 3.
Its processor switched from previous
generations' ARM Cortex-M MCU to a
ARM Cortex-A CPU.
The Smart Watch 3 has many new
features such as waterproof (IP68 rated,
not just resistant), improved styling,
transition to Android Wear.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Samsung Gear S is a smart watch designed
and marketed by Samsung Electronics.
It was announced on 28 August 2014 as the
successor to the Samsung Gear 2and was
released on November 7, 2014.
the Gear S includes 512 MB RAM and 4 GB
internal storage as well as a 300 mAh Li-ion
Sensors within the Gear S include an
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart
Rate monitor, Ambient Light sensor, UV
sensor and Barometer.
3G module the watch is able to connect
directly to the internet, make phone calls and
send SMS's without needing a phone. It was
the first wearable device to include Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth and 3G connectivity.
Faster access to social networks.
Reduce need to take out phone.
Less likely to miss calls, messages, and notifications.
Displays e-mail, call, and text notifications.
Able to synchronize data with smart phones.
Access to the Web.
Dangerous distraction when driving.
Further withdraws people from social activities.
Must work in conjunction with a smartphone
Short battery life
Glitches, bugs, and lag
Unclear display in direct sunlight
camera, accelerometer, thermometer, altimeter, barometer,
compass, chronograph, calculator, cell phone, touch
screen, GPS navigation, Map display, graphical display,
speaker, scheduler, watch, Sdcards that are recognized as a
mass storage device by a computer, and rechargeable
battery. It may communicate with a wireless headset,
heads-up display, insulin pump, microphone, modem, or
Minimal size and portability.
Intriguing and innovative new features Voice-activation
,3g Video communication.