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Pebble Technology Company proceeds to retail sales of “smart” watches Pebble, which in this Sunday, July 7, will appear in the American chain of electronics stores Best Buy, according to Bloomberg.
hours Pebble able to get those who invested in the project: Pebble Technology raised money through a website Kickstarter – it allows everyone to invest little money in projects that interest them. In the period from 11 April 2012 to 18 May 2012 the company raised $ 10.3 million from nearly 69 thousand people. Also, the device goes on pre-order. According to the project, in January, they sold about 100 thousand gadgets.
Pebble equipped with a monochrome e-paper display with a resolution of 144 x 168 pixels. The display is not a touch screen. Device management is performed by four small buttons on the sides. The information is displayed permanently. In addition, it is clearly visible in the sun. Watch is equipped with an accelerometer and a vibrate function. At night, the information on the display can be read due to switching on the backlight.
Pebble connect to the iPhone or Android-based smartphone via Bluetooth and can display the name of the incoming call, display messages from Facebook and Twitter, show the weather, calendar events, and emails. Owners of Android-smartphone can also read SMS-message.
The battery lasts for 7 days with a bit of battery life. The charge is carried by USB-cable from any standard port or adapter. In addition, watches are water proof – they are not afraid of rain, you can swim with them.
«Smart ‘watches Pebble
Developer Pebble offers a number of applications that let you turn the clock in the cycling computer to measure the distance traveled and speed, remotely control your music on your phone, etc. For hours produced over thousands of applications, and their number is constantly growing.
How do the “smart watch” Pebble
cost of “smart” Pebble hours is $ 150. In the retail unit still will be available in black only. The project’s website can be ordered version in white, red, orange or gray version.