Category: Wearables

Omate X Smartwatch on MediaTek Aster MT2502A with 1.54″ 240×240 display

Posted by – September 28, 2014

Omate releases their new Omate X Smartwatch, which is the first Smartwatch to use the new MediaTek MT2502 Aster processor. The goal being 5-day battery life on 400mAh battery, runs on Nucleus OS, it’s a companion device to the Android or iOS Smartphone using Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy. To be sold at $129, it’s Omate’s entry-level Smartwatch with 1.54″ 240×240 display.

Samsung Gear Fit SDK Kit for developers

Posted by – September 11, 2014

Samsung Gear Fit is a fitness band from Samsung. The Gear Fit needs to be connected to a Samsung smartphone to exchange information. This fitness band has tracking capabilities and also a heart rate sensor which can tell whats your current heart rate. It also has GPS capability for tracking location. Gear Fit has a low power and low-end CPU. It runs a Samsung’s custom wearable OS which isn’t based in Android neither Tizen. Samsung has released the Gear Fit SDK for developers. The SDK comes with an emulator that animates what you can do with the device and emulates your custom built apps.

ZGPax Smartwatches, making them for 7 years

Posted by – July 22, 2014

ZGPax shows their latest range of Smartwatches, using MediaTek MT6577 and MT6572 running Android, and their $35 version (500 pieces MOQ) running MediaTek MT6260 for basic Bluetooth functions only. You can see my video filmed with ZGpax at Hong Kong Fair October 2013

Contact Andy of ZGPAX (please only for serious buyers/distributors):
Shenzhen PGD Digital Technology Co Ltd
Anlong International Group (HK) Co Ltd
Andy Loi, Sales Director
Mobile: +86 15013588272
Tel: +86 755 33126046
http://andalong.com

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Netronix E Ink Smartwatch

Posted by – July 12, 2014

Netronix is showing their upcoming new flexible E Ink Smartwatch design, using the E Ink display means the display remains always-on, and it has Bluetooth 4.0 features with Android 4.4 and iOS7, 77grams, 4-6 days battery life, the price can be around $70-$80. Netronix is a Taiwan based design house, they deliver E Ink based ARM Powered devices for customers that buy bulk and brand it.

MediaTek LinkIt Aster MT2502, new SoC for entry-level Smartwatches

Posted by – July 12, 2014

MediaTek launches the Linkit platform called Aster MT2502, combining the MCU, PMIC, Bluetooth, Memory and Modem all into one chip. Lowering the power consumption, lowering the size, and even lowering the cost, MediaTek also introduces the Tiny System that kicks-in to standby mode on a lowered 26Mhz CPU frequency, down from a peak of 260Mhz that this MT2502 is designed to run at. When the Smartwatch is in use, it runs on RTOS Nucleus OS, running basic Smart functions with built-in Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy. Thus lower power (runs up to 4 days) compared to the existing MediaTek MT6260 platform which already runs a whole range of sub-$30 Smartwatches on the market. Supports QVGA 320×240 displays only, MediaTek is working with all kinds of different display providers including also E Ink. To accelerate development on their Linkit, MediaTek launches the MediaTek Labs providing a development board with SDK, find more information at http://www.mediatek.com/en/labs/

E Ink Booth Tour at Computex 2014

Posted by – June 7, 2014

E Ink showing off some of the latest most awesome E Ink devices yet released and demonstrated on the market. Taking advantage of the low power high readable E Ink display technology. This includes E Ink Smartwatches, E Ink Carta E-readers, the Sony 13.3″ flexible ultra-light E Ink Digital Paper and more.

ARM CEO Simon Segars at Computex 2014

Posted by – June 6, 2014

ARM ecosystem innovation enabled by developers having access to low-cost development boards to develop for the Internet of Things, Wearable devices, the Cloud, and more. At Computex 2014, ARM announces the setup of a new CPU Design Center in Taiwan to develop new processors for the Internet of Things and Wearables market.

Astri Smart Table Projector and Smart Glass

Posted by – June 5, 2014

The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)‘s portable interactive surface can carried anywhere and enables you to project a fully function from a variety of different devices such as Android devices. The surface can be as large as 20″. The device received a Hong Kong ICT award for 2014. Astri also makes a headmounted display. Unfortunately the demo is somewhat buggy.

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014

ATION Bluetooth Smartwatches and Android Tablets

Posted by – May 30, 2014

Ation makes a variety of smartwatches that connect via bluetooth. The smartwatches sell for 55 USD for 500 pieces. Ation also makes an Android tablet called the BC-312b with a 7″ (800×480 or 1024×600) display, 512 mb of ram, and a Rockchip 3026 processor. The BC-312b sells for under 40 USD. The BC-315 has a 7″ (1024×600), 512mb or 1gb ram, MTK 8312 processor, and dual sim 3g functionality with phone calling. Ation sells about 100,000 tablets a month.

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014

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Maysun Smartwatches and Smartphones

Posted by – May 30, 2014

Smartphone manufacturer Maysun shows Android smartwatches with bluetooth in different designs and sizes, some designed by Maysun while others are designed by different companies. Maysun also shows their smartphones with octa core, quad core, and dual core MTK processers in various sizes ranging from 3.5″ to 5.5″. Maysun will also have a LTE smartphone available as soon as MTK makes a chip capable of using LTE.

Contact Maysun (serious importers/distributors only please, tell them you watched the video):
Maysun Info Technology Co Ltd
Sophia, Vice President
sophia@chinamaysun.com
Mobile phone: +86 13713890591
Phone: +86 755 88323763
http://www.maysuncn.com