Research firm Canalys recently released its own forecast. By the end of 2014, the sales of smart watches will reach 5 million due to the joining of Apple, Samsung, Google and other technology companies.
There have been rumors that Apple will release its own smart watch. In June of this year, Apple registered the iWatch trademark in Japan, making these rumors even more eloquent. The New York Times also reported that the company is developing a watch, which is equipped with a curved mirror and runs iOS.
Former Apple employees also made similar speculations. Interactive interface expert Bruce Tognetz said: ‘iWatch’ will make Apple’s entire product camp more complete and complete, and it will not only make Apple’s products more easily connected, more Can promote more new products to be born!
7In July of this year, it was reported that Apple had dug some technical talents from other ‘small companies’ to form its own ‘iWatch’ team. The Financial Times reports that Apple has been forced to seek outside help because they have encountered unprecedented engineering difficulties on hardware.
The news just broke out: Google quietly purchased WimmLabs, a smart terminal startup, in 2012, and the company released its own WIMMOne smartphone in 2011. WIMM has always been committed to creating a platform for program developers, not a device. This merger and acquisition news reminds everyone of previous rumors about Google’s smartwatches. For example, the Financial Times reported in March this year that ‘Google is building smartwatches in Android.’ The Wall Street Journal continued to follow up in June this year. Google is developing smartwatches while developing game consoles …
Microsoft released its first watch in 2004, and its platform SPOT attracted the attention of watch manufacturers such as Fossil, Suunto, and Swatch. But then it was gone, and it was classified as a ‘early release time’ product category with the tablet.
The Wall Street Journal reported in April this year that: Microsoft’s supplier company is integrating resources from various parties to create a smartwatch prototype with a display of about 1.5 inches. A report in July this year said that the devices had been ‘completely developed by the Surface team, bringing the product closer to the market.’ The only doubt now is that the company’s CEO Steve Ball Man has left, what will be the strategic deployment of his successor? And this will directly affect the smart watch project in the prototype development.
Pebble Technol ogy has sold 85,000 Pebble watches since it raised $ 1.03 million on Kickstarter; Sony has released the second generation of SmartWatch, which has been on sale early this year; and high-end smartwatch maker Hytis Crossbow has sold 300 smartwatches, each priced at around $ 1,200; Intel is also testing its own smartwatch devices in the lab; Casio’s CEO said in an interview with the New York Times in August this year: They’re turning their attention to people’s wrists. We know there are endless opportunities in this area, and we’re ready … ”
什么 样 What will these smart watches evolve into in the future? Will they become more like smartphone control devices without running their own applications? Will they replace current fitness electronics? The answers to these questions are unknown until 2014, so let’s take a look at the performance of the Galaxy Gear first.