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Ready-to-Wear Android Wearable Platform


The WIMM Wearable Platform from WIMM Labs is a 1-inch square Android-powered module packed with 160×160 pixels of transflective display, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, Accelerometer, magnetometer, vibrator, speaker, and up to 32GB of microSD storage. Its 667 MHz processor means that it can operate independent of a secondary paired device and is positioned as a “first screen” device, similar to the iPod Nano, LiveView, inPulse, and Metawatch. Little watch-sized devices like these offer new ways of interacting with the technology around us and beg to be incorporated into our projects in fun and interesting ways. What would you do with a display like this? Let us know by leaving a comment below. [via betanews]

30 thoughts on “Ready-to-Wear Android Wearable Platform

  1. There are many uses for such a small smart object. Biking and running trackers were mentioned, but the best part would be the possibility of bluetooth cadence or other sensors. IMO, Android’s push for interoperability with Arduino is great, and it may make some cool things happen, but they should also push out specs and dev kits for all sorts of interoperable stuff like bluetooth, and then heavily push that. It’s one huge area of potential with far more ease and less licensing issues than with iOS.

    I hope they’re not too expensive, because I want several.

  2. There are many uses for such a small smart object. Biking and running trackers were mentioned, but the best part would be the possibility of bluetooth cadence or other sensors. IMO, Android’s push for interoperability with Arduino is great, and it may make some cool things happen, but they should also push out specs and dev kits for all sorts of interoperable stuff like bluetooth, and then heavily push that. It’s one huge area of potential with far more ease and less licensing issues than with iOS.

    I hope they’re not too expensive, because I want several.

  3. There are many uses for such a small smart object. Biking and running trackers were mentioned, but the best part would be the possibility of bluetooth cadence or other sensors. IMO, Android’s push for interoperability with Arduino is great, and it may make some cool things happen, but they should also push out specs and dev kits for all sorts of interoperable stuff like bluetooth, and then heavily push that. It’s one huge area of potential with far more ease and less licensing issues than with iOS.

    I hope they’re not too expensive, because I want several.

  4. There are many uses for such a small smart object. Biking and running trackers were mentioned, but the best part would be the possibility of bluetooth cadence or other sensors. IMO, Android’s push for interoperability with Arduino is great, and it may make some cool things happen, but they should also push out specs and dev kits for all sorts of interoperable stuff like bluetooth, and then heavily push that. It’s one huge area of potential with far more ease and less licensing issues than with iOS.

    I hope they’re not too expensive, because I want several.

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