Swatch is developing its own operating system for smart watches

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2017-03-17 12:30:07

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Swatch is developing its own operating system for smart watches

Once we dreamed of a future where on our wrist will show off new watch, within which will fit a full-fledged computer. Well, that time is now, but these dreams were far from harsh reality. After the announcement of the major players of the market of several models of smart hours, people are very fast in them . The reason for this was the limited functions of such gadgets, as well as small capacity built into them batteries. But some companies are not going to give up. For example, the famous Swiss watchmaker Swatch is working on a new operating system for smart watches.

After and Android Wear, the light should appear to an operating system of the company Swatch, which has no official name. The Swiss watchmaker with more than thirty years of history, is unwilling to release a smart watch on the basis of existing software solutions. President Nick Hayek told reporters from Bloomberg that the leadership of the Swatch, it was decided to create its own platform with the support of the best specialists of the Swiss centre for electronics design.

Advantages of its own operating system lies in its greater reliability and better optimization, which has a positive impact on operation time from the battery. The first smart watch based operating system Swatch should go on sale towards the end of 2018, and it will be a new model rolex. Earlier these watches are scheduled for release based on Android Wear, but the company was seriously concerned about the unreliability of Google. Therefore, the release was decided to postpone until better times.

It is Worth noting that the President of Swatch has repeatedly issued statements that it does not suit a small capacity of batteries available in the market of smart watches. He admitted that he wanted to create watches that are able to work at least six months on a single charge. A little later, the company has shared with the press information that her engineers managed to create the tiniest in the world of Bluetooth chip, consume virtually no energy. Well, let's see whether the Swatch to turn our idea of smart watches in the future.

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