Google has officially announced that the search giant is working on a special version for wearable devices named Android Wear. It goes unsaid that that the first wearable to feature the Android Wear would be smartwatches and this platform could be extended over other gadgets soon. With the help of Android Wear, users will be able to interact with their wearable through voice commands by which and will receive answers in the form of voice feedback. Let’s see what Android Wear can do for you:
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- Android Wear will give users suggestions and info as and when required. With huge pool of Android applications, user’s will be able to receive the latest updates and posts from the favorite social apps, chats from preferred messengers, notifications from news and photography apps and many more.
- The Android Wear will deliver you quick and straight answers to your asked questions. With the famous “Ok Google” feature, ask questions pertaining to any related topics like health advice, game scores, flight times and other. Moreover, through this “Ok Google” feature, users will be able to send texts, reserve table on restaurants, call a taxi and many more.
- With Android Wear, you will be able to keep your health in place though various reminders and fitness summaries. Data like real-time speed, distance and time information for cycle, walk or run will be there on your writs via your favorite fitness apps.
- With Android Wear, users will be able to access other controls like igniting the music playlist on your phone and even cast your favorite movie to your TV.
Check out the two official promo videos that show a square watch from LG and a round one from Motorola. The other is a developer preview.
Developers can take a look at the developer preview right here. The search giant has already partnered with LG, HTC, Asus and Samsung along with other chipmakers like Intel, MediaTek, Qualcomm, Broadcom and Imagination. Thus we are likely to see various Android Wear-powered smartwatches this year.