The Samsung Gear 2 is a smart watch developed by Samsung Electronics .
It was presented at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona.
Its operating system is no longer Android as on its predecessor the Galaxy Gear , but under Tizen 1 . It has an Exynos processor and was launched in April 2014.
The Samsung Gear 2 comes in two versions, one called Gear 2, which includes a 2-megapixel camera with auto-focus that can make videos in 720p, and the other called Neo or Lite (see Light for The French market) that does not have a camera.
watchos is the operating system of Apple Watch , developed by Apple Inc . It is based on the iOS operating system and shares many of its features. The operating system was launched on, The same day as the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is currently the only device to operate under watchOS . Its API is called WatchKit .
At the WWDC 2015 , watchOS 2 was briefly presented for the first time. This new version of the operating system includes many new features, mainly the possibility of launching native applications. Its release was scheduled for September 16, 2015, (more…)
The Pebble Watch is a connected watch distributed by Pebble Technology, on the non-touch screen. Its design and implementation were made possible by a major campaign participatory finance ( “crowd funding”) through Kickstarter 2 .
In , Pebble reaches 85,000 orders by 66,434 people on Kickstarter, for a record $ 10 million fundraising 3 .
In , Pebble launches a metal model, the Peeble Steel, and a new version of its Android and iOS 4 applications .
In , Pebble has sold more than 400,000 copies of his watch 5 .
In , The company has sold 1 million connected watches (more…)
A physical activity monitor (also referred to as activity monitor or sports monitor ; in English, activity tracker 1 ) is an electronic device or implementation to measure the intensity and amount of physical activity performed by a person such Distance or run distance, consumption and calorie expenditure , and in some cases, heart rate and quality of sleep . The goal of the monitor is to increase the motivation of its user and allow him to improve his performance.
The term is now used primarily to refer to dedicated electronic monitoring devices that are synchronized , in many cases wireless, to (more…)
Microsoft band is a wristband connected to touchscreen rectangular announced on 29 October 2014.
This is the first device powered by Microsoft Health , the new health service Microsoft . It is marketed in the United States since October 30, 2014 for $ 199 1 .
The bracelet incorporates ten sensors to give continuous heart rate, number of steps, number of calories burned, information on sleep, stress level, skin temperature, ambient brightness, Intensity of ultraviolet rays 1 .
Many applications are pre-installed to answer SMS , make calls, view appointments, weather, stock quotes, time a performance, start a countdown, receive e-mails, Facebook and Twitter (more…)
A smartwatch , literally “smart watch” is a show computerized wristband with features beyond simple display of time and timing, with comparable characteristics to those of a PDA . They should be considered as wrist computers. The term ” connected watch” is also used for watches with wireless connectivity with technologies such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 1 .
While the early models, which appeared in the 1980s , were able to perform basic tasks such as calculations, calendar-planning and then translations or games, modern smartwatches have become computers in their own right. Some smartwatches can run mobile applications , run on a (more…)
The Apple Watch is a connected watch unveiled onBy Apple .
It is unveiled at the press conference corresponding traditionally to the launch of new range of iPhone . It has been available for pre-order since April 10, 2015 3 and is marketed since April 24, 2015 4 , 5 . It can be paired with an iPhone . It can be recharged with a new induction connector or a base (not supplied).
In September 2016, Apple launched the release of a new generation of Apple Watch (Series 2).
Genesis and Presentation
The Apple Watch project would have started in 2008 in the (more…)