After Smart Lens project for diabetics; Google is now working on one more wearable! Yes, now more and more android wearables are on the way.
Definitely it starts with a Smart watch.
Nowadays a lot of people uses smartphones to perform a large number of tasks. The smartphone day by day is being an integral part of our needful things and taking over the place of usual mobile phones. There are smart watches already available by a few companies which can be connected with your android mobile and you can perform various actions on your smartphone via watches. They are not so flawless.
Google itself has classified the characteristics of Android Wearable to perform the following stuff.
Keep updated yourself with needed information always
The wearable are intended to be embedded with the apps which are required more often and by majority of its target users. Which includes Mails, Social Networking Apps and others. It will make you to get updated almost anytime you want. Probably the GPS apps will be part of that in future so at anytime you can know where you are! This is quite important when wondering in desserts, jungles or in unknown area. And it seems quite convenient to get the information when you look at your watch (to know the time). The mobile commerce is also growing a lot, so people may use these devices to shop online as well.
Get answers to your questions easily
Now we know that we get information by asking questions to Google Search engine (Interesting articles about Google Search Tips & Tricks to get most out of it). The same can be done with these devices. You just need to say “Ok Google” to ask questions and it will give you results for the same! Sounds interesting right? People use it to Find local businesses, know the flight status, Find movie show times, book a place at a restaurant or similar. Able to do this when you are on the way is really helpful. Probably over the period of time, people may use to know the traffic on a particular road or place to plan their driving directions.
Health monitoring and Fitness regime support
Being fit is a necessity. There are apps available which advise you on various physical conditions. When using Android wearable, it will be easy to monitor the heart rate etc. It can also be used in exercise sessions as well. It can also be used to give you various fitness related reminds. Probably it can be used to know the level of alcohol in a driver (for self examination) or may warn the driver when found him sleepy during the driving.
Control multiple devices
One more target goal for Android wearable is its ability to control various electronic devices from the place you are at. You can control your TV, phone, AC, lights, fan,… is something interesting to think as well.
Here is the official introductory video of Android wearable:
Now for developers who make Android apps, there are more use-case-scenarios. Now they expect additional inputs and have to manage the behavior of their apps according to that; to make it Android wearable compatible. Google made available such information for the developers at: http://developer.android.com/wear.
The success of Android wearable depends upon its affordability, portability and even stronger mobile networks with more bandwidth. What is your opinion here? Do let us know your thoughts via comments below.
Information source: The Official Google Blog and The Internet.