© Andrés Colubri 2017

Andrés Colubri, Processing for Android, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2719-0_10

10. Wearable Devices

Andrés Colubri

(1)Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

In this chapter, we will use Processing to create watch faces for Android smartwatches. We will go through the specific features and constraints of wearable devices that we should take into consideration when writing smartwatch apps.

From Activity Trackers to Smartwatches

Even though we may think of phones and tablets first when considering mobile development, wearable devices have been present in many people’s lives since the introduction of fitness trackers , such as the Fitbit, back in 2009, and more recently the list of such devices has expanded to include ...

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