April 14, 2015

What is Smartwatch (Definition, Benefits, Advantages and Disadvantages)

News and Reviews Gadget Technology: Back to review new technology products in the digital world is SmrtWatch. This makes consumer electronics must learn what the definition, benefits, advantages and disadvantages of smartwatch.

First of all is the sense of Smartwach. Wikipedia concludes a definition that A smartwatch is a computerized wristwatch with functionality that is enhanced beyond timekeeping. While early models can perform basic tasks, Reviews such as calculations, translations, and game-playing, modern smartwatches are Effectively wearable computers. Many smartwatches run mobile apps, while a smaller number of models to run a mobile operating system and function as portable media players, offering playback of FM radio, audio, and video files to the user via a Bluetooth headset. Some smartwatches models, Also called 'watch phones', features a full mobile phone capability, and can the make or answer phone calls.

What can be done by smartwatch? The user can take benefits of having access to news, weather, sports, stocks, horoscopes, email and more. Near-universal understanding of the real smartwatch utilizing wireless technology to communicate with your smartphone. Smartwatch designed for network and integrate with other personal devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology. They are not designed to replace the smartphone, because they are intended to provide alerts for messages and missed calls, but do not always have the ability to make or receive calls.

According to paseban.com Microsoft originally developed the smartwatch technology and introduce Smart Personal Object Technology, or SPOT, in 2002. It is a standalone device that can receive news and alerts via FM radio service, MSN Direct, however, is a major failure, such as the MSN Direct which need costs to subscribe most are not willing for not offering enough ability to keep customers happy. Since then, the technology pioneer Pebble redefine the notion smartwatch when entering the market and collect up to $ 10 million kickstarter. Other companies, such as Google and Apple since then follow and develop their own smartwatch.

A Smartwatch works with mobile phones on different operating systems. Some are designed only for the Android operating system, while others work with Android and the iPhone. They all offer a wide variation in the function, in which some will just remind you when a new text or a new email and others that go into your smartphone that will allow you to read it. Some smartwatch offer social media functionality, and some offer a calendar function. Some smart watches can serve as full GPS navigation devices, displaying maps and current coordinates. Users can "mark" their current location and then edit the entry's name and coordinates, which enables navigation to those new coordinates. But this depends on the manufacturer and model.

According to Canalys, more than five million smartwatch shipped to worldwide in 2014. It was a big leap from the 330,000 who have been sent in 2012 and an estimated half a million to be delivered in 2013.

The advantage of smartwatch which also called wearable computer can serve as a hub to connect other smart devices, such as heart rate monitors and smart glass. It can be transformed into an integrated medical system. The example is GlucoWatch biographer which able to reads glucose levels and designed to help people with diabetes who require constant monitoring.

The other advantage of Smartwatch can also use biometric readings to identify users, and tightening security from your mobile device. Bionym has introduced sensors that track the user's heartbeat through biometric recognition system and can communicate information to other connected devices. A mobile phone which usually requires a password will be automatically opened when brought to the technology of computing the wrist of smartwatch.

Who are they? They are Samsung Galaxy Gear, Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear 2 Neo, Samsung Gear Live, Samsung Gear Fit, Samsung Gear S, LG G Watch, LG G Watch R2, Asus Zenwatch, Sony SmartWatch 2, Sony SmartWatch 3, Motorola Moto 360, Apple Watch, Pebble Watch, Qualcomm Toq, Exetch XS3. 

Samsung Galaxy Gear is designed to work with mobile phone Samsung smartphone. Featured with Built-in camera and pedometer, plus control music, make a very good first blow to Samsung to market smartwatch. Qualcomm Toq announced to the market in September 2013 at a price of about $ 300. This slim device using screen similar to the e-ink, but also can produce color and start the video. Other competitors include Apple iWatch, which is still in the prototype stage, and Sony SmartWatch 2.

Pebble smartwatch, which works under the Android OS and can send and receive SMS messages. With built-in GPS navigation, the option to control the music and camera, is trying to gain a foothold before the giant market has the opportunity to sell their products have been developed. So far, they have been very successful, with more than 275,000 sales.

The disadvantages of them
Does not meet cost effective for just to see the sms or call at your wrist while you can just take your smartphone and reply immediately. You also can track up your move at your smartphone too. So, the question is, Does it necessary or not.
Your body will be surrounded by a magnetic field radiation that might be bad for health. We do not yet know whether the tool is safe or dangerous for us in a long time.

Smartwatch in my point of view is the secondary needs. Due to the features available to it already exists diperangkat your smart phone. But if you have more money and feel the need to see the heartbeat or how your blood sugar, you probably do not need to visit a doctor to be sure, just look at the small screen on your arm.

I'm sure you be wise to conclude whether this is a necessity or just a mere toy.