Smart watches are a fast growing trend in wearable devices. It is a good to know how to program them. Uusiteknologia magazine has just published my article Näillä työkaluilla teet omia älykellosovelluksia tells basics how to develop applications to most popular smart watch systems from Apple, Google, Pebble and Samsung. Smart watch applications need to be designed differently than smart phone applications because of different operating systems, limited screen resolution and different usage patterns.
There are many companies in Finland that have activities on smart watch and wearable technologies field – and my article Näillä työkaluilla teet omia älykellosovelluksia covers them also. Most well known Finnish companies on the smart watch field are Suunto and Polar that make sport watches with smart features.