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The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
The Fragmented World of
Wearable Operating Systems
Gil Bouhnick, February 2015
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Designed to run on wearables
• Requires pairing with Android 4.3+
• Partially avail...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Android Wear – Technical Details
Smartwatches running android wear will be able to pa...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Android Wear – Leading Manufacturers
Over 720,000 Android Wear devices shipped in 201...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Open source operating system
• Paired only with a few Samsung smartphones
• Designe...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Tizen for Wearables – Technical Details
Tizen OS is developed by Intel, Vodafone, Ora...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Tizen - Devices
Smartphones, tablets, cars, cameras, washing machines, wearables
Smar...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Pebble OS is a custom version of FreeRTOS – a
real-time OS for embedded devices
• C...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Pebble OS – More Details
The first smartwatch to shift 1 Million units.
There are ove...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Pebble OS - Devices
Smartwatches only
Pebble SteelPebble Watch
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Originally created by Palm as a mobile
operating system for smartphones
• Now used ...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
WebOS - Devices
Smartphones, tablets, washing machines, wearables
Smart TV Tablet Sma...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Requires pairing with iOS 8.2+
• Based on a subset of Apple iOS
• Estimated release...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Can be paired with iOS, Android,
Windows, and Windows Phone.
• Focuses on fitness &...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
• Web-based open source
• Designed for low-cost wearables
and “things”
• Planned to b...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Fitbit’s activity trackers are not
running an operating system
Fitbit Garmin
Garmin s...
Smartwatch Market
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
The Mobile Spoon
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Smartwatch Market Share (2013/14)
Source: Smartwatch Group (http://www.smartwatchgrou...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Top 10 Smartwatch Companies - 2014
Company Headquarter Name of smartwatch Market shar...
The Mobile Spoon
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Top 10 Smartwatch Companies - 2014
Source: Statista (http://www.statista.com/chart/32...
The Mobile Spoon
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Smart Bands Market (Fitness & Watches)
Source: Canalys
• 4.6 million smart wearable b...
The Mobile Spoon
www.mobilespoon.net
Created by: Gil Bouhnick, February 2015
Blog: www.mobilespoon.net
Twitter: @MobileSpo...
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Wearables: The Comprehensive List of Smartwatch Operating Systems

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Introduction to wearables platforms with a focus on smartwatch operating systems.

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Wearables: The Comprehensive List of Smartwatch Operating Systems

  1. 1. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net The Fragmented World of Wearable Operating Systems Gil Bouhnick, February 2015
  2. 2. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Designed to run on wearables • Requires pairing with Android 4.3+ • Partially available as open source • Includes Google Now (closed source) • High battery consumption is an issue Android Wear by Google
  3. 3. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Android Wear – Technical Details Smartwatches running android wear will be able to pair with all android smartphones running Android 4.3 or later OS. Android Wear supports both rectangle and rounded screens. There are already thousands of apps supporting Android Wear notifications but less apps that actually provide advanced functionality from the watch itself.
  4. 4. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Android Wear – Leading Manufacturers Over 720,000 Android Wear devices shipped in 2014 (15% Market share) Samsung Sony ASUS Motorola LG Moto 360 G WatchZenWatchSmartwatch 3Gear
  5. 5. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Open source operating system • Paired only with a few Samsung smartphones • Designed to run on “everything”: • Smartphones, cars, wearables, cameras, printers • Capable of running HTML5 apps “natively” • Low footprint allows long battery life Tizen for Wearables by Samsung Samsung Gear S
  6. 6. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Tizen for Wearables – Technical Details Tizen OS is developed by Intel, Vodafone, Orange, Samsung. Tizen for wearable OS is a light derivative of Tizen OS and is led by Samsung. Tizen for Wearables can run standalone apps (without any connection to a host app on a smartphone), integrated apps and linked apps. Apps are written in HTML5 (html, css, and javascript). There are over 1,000 apps for Tizen for Wearables.
  7. 7. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Tizen - Devices Smartphones, tablets, cars, cameras, washing machines, wearables Smart TV Washing Machine Camera Smartwatch Gear 2
  8. 8. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Pebble OS is a custom version of FreeRTOS – a real-time OS for embedded devices • Can be paired with iOS and Android • Provides integrated notifications as well as activity tracking • Low footprint allows long battery life Pebble OS by Pebble Technology Corp.
  9. 9. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Pebble OS – More Details The first smartwatch to shift 1 Million units. There are over 6,000 apps and watch faces for Pebble. Recently, the OS added support for Android Wear notifications which means Android Wear apps able to push notifications to the watch will work with Pebbles.
  10. 10. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Pebble OS - Devices Smartwatches only Pebble SteelPebble Watch
  11. 11. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Originally created by Palm as a mobile operating system for smartphones • Now used by LG for smart devices such as televisions and wearables • Can be used as a standalone (with SIM) or be paired with Android devices WebOS by LG
  12. 12. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net WebOS - Devices Smartphones, tablets, washing machines, wearables Smart TV Tablet Smartwatch LG Watch Urbane LTEHP TouchPad
  13. 13. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Requires pairing with iOS 8.2+ • Based on a subset of Apple iOS • Estimated release date: April 2015 Watch OS by Apple
  14. 14. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Can be paired with iOS, Android, Windows, and Windows Phone. • Focuses on fitness & health • Does not have an OS • Runs on Microsoft’s wearable architecture Band by Microsoft
  15. 15. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net • Web-based open source • Designed for low-cost wearables and “things” • Planned to be paired with all smartphones: Android, iOS, Windows Phone and FireFox OS. Firefox OS for Wearables by Mozilla
  16. 16. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Fitbit’s activity trackers are not running an operating system Fitbit Garmin Garmin smartwatches run an open platform called Connect IQ
  17. 17. Smartwatch Market The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net
  18. 18. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Smartwatch Market Share (2013/14) Source: Smartwatch Group (http://www.smartwatchgroup.com/top-10-smartwatch-companies-sales-2014/) 2013 2014
  19. 19. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Top 10 Smartwatch Companies - 2014 Company Headquarter Name of smartwatch Market share (%) Year-to-year growth Samsung South Korea Gear line 23 +25% Lenovo/Motorola China Moto 360 10 new entrant LG South Korea Lifeband Touch, LG G Watch (R) 7 new entrant Pebble US Pebble Watch, Pebble Steel 7 +102% Garmin Switzerland Vivofit, Vivosmart, Vivoactive and others 7 +47% Sony Japan Smartwatch 2/3, Core, SmartBand Talk 6 +66% Fitbit US Force, Charge 6 +22% Withings France Pulse Ox, Activité 4 new entrant Polar Finland Loop, RC3, V800, M400 2 +400% Asus Taiwan ZenWatch 2 new entrant Other 79 companies 26 Source: Smartwatch Group (http://www.smartwatchgroup.com/top-10-smartwatch-companies-sales-2014/)
  20. 20. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Top 10 Smartwatch Companies - 2014 Source: Statista (http://www.statista.com/chart/3290/samsung-leads-the-smartwatch-market/)
  21. 21. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Smart Bands Market (Fitness & Watches) Source: Canalys • 4.6 million smart wearable bands shipped in 2014 • Only 720,000 based on Android Wear (15%) • 1 million Pebble smartwatches
  22. 22. The Mobile Spoon www.mobilespoon.net Created by: Gil Bouhnick, February 2015 Blog: www.mobilespoon.net Twitter: @MobileSpoon

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