Perhaps not quite as elegant as the Sony, and it may be trying to do too many things, but the Omate smartwatch looks pretty powerful and slick, nonetheless. Far more robust than the Pebble, its Android OS and Arm architecture position it as a promising player in the (getting very) crowded market.
Digital Innovation agency Beyond Curious has created a fantastic snapshot of Wearable Technology from the 1975 Calculator Watch all the way to today’s Samsung Galaxy Gear.
Click on the post for a larger view see it on the Beyond Curious blog.
FitBit knock-off adds sleep monitoring to mix
The wearables race among the FitBitish crowd just widened with new entrant Withings (Is that With-Things? Or Wi-things? Why-things?). This time with sleep monitoring thrown in, and a…