Google: Manufacturers may adjust more soon in Android Wear




Manufacturers of wearables such as smart watches should gradually be given more opportunities to Wear to Android at its discretion. The mobile operating system from Google now has very few options for manufacturers to differentiate themselves.

Hiroshi Lockheimer In an interview with Re / code gives Google CEO Hiroshi Lockheimer, who holds the position of vice president of engineering at the company, that the limited customization options in Android Wear ‘not a permanent situation is concerned. Soon it should be possible for manufacturers of wearables to make adjustments to the OS itself, so that they can differentiate themselves better with their products.

Also when using Android on TV or in the car looked at broadening the opportunities for manufacturers to make adjustments. Google TV with Android and Android Auto two custom operating systems that are tailored accordingly.

According Lockheimer soon with the introduction of the previously announced some of the new opportunities for manufacturers demonstrated ZenWatch from Asus. What exactly is possible, it is not further specified. Well wanted to get rid of the CEO that his company is still looking for the ‘optimal balance’ when it comes to adaptability of its software manufacturers.

As yet, smart watches that run on Android Wear all the same interface. Manufacturers should therefore distinguish hardware. Include LG, Samsung, Motorola and Asus have announced smart watches with Google’s mobile operating system.


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