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10. Watch Face Complication Design

Wallace Jackson1 
Lompoc, CA, USA

In this tenth chapter of the Smartwatch Design Fundamentals book, let’s get into designing those little “watch faces within a watch face,” called “complications.” These are very common on watches typically referred to as “chronograph” watches, although with the proliferation of different sensors on smartwatches; these little subdials often contain information regarding steps taken, heart rate, battery power used, altitude, and so on. There is a special Complication Component at the bottom of the Component pane, and you could think of this as a “subroutine” for a watch ...

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