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Android Apps for Absolute Beginners by Wallace Jackson

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Chapter     15

Developing for Android Wearable Devices

This chapter looks at how to develop applications for Android wearable devices, which at the time of the writing of this book, is primarily dominated by the smartwatch product vertical. This market will eventually include smartglasses as well as other wearable devices, once the pricing of these smartglasses products becomes reasonable. Currently, smartglasses cost thousands of dollars!

This chapter covers the different types of wearables, the different manufacturer approaches to creating wearable products, and the different ways to develop for wearable devices that run Android. It is also important to note that there are other wearable OSs, so you will also encounter wearable products that ...

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