Android Wear is the OS for wearables


It’s safe to say that after our recent post about picking an activity band, we’re pretty excited about the potential for smart watches. Smart watches combine the best of what we love—gear and technology—and could potentially be available in a huge assortment of styles and options, transforming how we access information.

Today Google announced Android Wear, the operating system designed specifically for wearable gadgets. Google has also partnered with companies like Motorola and Samsung to launch Android Wear on different devices. Check out the video above.

It didn’t take long for smartphones to become a staple item among EDCers, so it will be interesting to see if smart watches become a new popular item, or if they’re not quite a necessity yet.

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