Could Microsoft Watch conquers all?
Wearable tech is now a trend among the tech giants, like Apple, Google, and Samsung. Microsoft, same here, is reportedly to have a smart watch gadget on the market soon. In the past, Microsoft once released the SPOT watch that partnered with Fossil, a famous watch company. The new one, however, will have more functions than just its appearance.
Join with the Xbox Kinect division in the Microsoft, the watch is expected to measure heart rate. Unlike the Apple watch, tied with the IOS system, Microsoft watch aimed to work with both iPhones and Android Phones. Nonetheless, the battery duration will last longer up to 2 days.
With the continuous heart rate tracking function, health company as well as individuals will be more willing to purchase it for self-diagnosis. The eternal goal for Microsoft is to further developed a personal health care wearable device. Cross platform service is the most bold move for Microsoft watch, since the rival company created their own watch at first, Microsoft could stand on the shoulders of them, and make shift for getting out the morass of Windows phone. Plain appearance is Microsoft’s extinguish way from Apple’s offering, the Microsoft watch, thus, is expected to be cheaper than the iWatch and Samsung Gear.
There are many wearable innovation nowadays, such as the recent award winner, Wristify. Wristify is a newly innovation by MIT students as a group participating in this year’s MADMEC. Though it’s just a prototype for now, it received numerous positive comments. With Wristify, one can heat up or cool down simply by wearing it.Through sensing the change of temperature, Wristify will automatically raise or decrease the temperature to the comfortable level through pulses. It’s an innovative idea, and maybe it’s possible for Microsoft to connect the Kinnect system with Wristify, thus became an unique wearable device.
With the fundamental features that IOS and Android could provide , longer battery life, a reasonable price, and maybe an innovative temperature adjusting system, it could be possible that Microsoft watch will conquer the smart watch market in no time. What do you see in the future of Microsoft watch?