Worldwide tech device manufacturer Apple yesterday unveiled a range of new products at its special event that have been termed exciting and up to standard in line with market competition. Among them are Big screen phones, new payment system- Apple Pay, iOS 8 and the company’s most personal device the Apple watch.
The device designed to make powerful technology more accessible, represents a new chapter in the relationship people have with technology. Users will have communication taken to a different level.
The Apple watch that has matched up to accuracy uses multiple technologies in conjunction with your iPhone to keep time within 50 milliseconds of the definitive global time standard. It can automatically adjust to the local time when you travel. Apple Watch also presents time in a more meaningful, personal context by sending you notifications and alerts relevant to your life and schedule.
Spoilt for choice;
The gadget that comes in three distinctive collections; A basic made of stainless steel, a sport version with an aluminum casing, and a high-end edition made of hardened 18-karat gold is also designed to reflect a wide range of stylistic preferences. All three editions of the Apple Watch are also offered in two sizes, depending on which better fits a user’s wrist.
With the rapidly growing demand for wearable devices, Apple has taken up the challenge to give iphone users the supporting device that only works with iphone 5 or later. By incorporating powerful technology into a wearable device, the apple watch combines a series of remarkable feats of engineering into a singular, entirely new experience.
The Digital Crown;
Just like other watches, iwatch has a hardware dial that Apple calls a ‘Digital crown’ that lets the user zoom, scroll, and select without covering the screen. It’s as integral to Apple Watch as the Click Wheel is to iPod. Or the mouse is to Mac. The Home screen lets you quickly find your favorite apps. The custom font is easy to read at arm’s length. And the force-sensitive Retina display puts more functionality at your fingertip.
The watch can detect when you lift your wrist to look at it and activates display by showing apps. It also has in it added physical dimension to alerts and notifications. The user will feel a gentle tap once they receive a message. The device will allow you connect with your favourite contacts even funny, an individual can send their heart beat to another watch wearer. This is communication in a new spontaneous way which is a first in the type of wearable device. Meetings can also be taken care of without reaching for the phone by only a touch of the button.
Portable Pay system;
The tech giant will now adopt the new iphones with a Near Field Connection that supports credit cards, debit cards, MasterCard and Visa. Apple pay is expected to debut in October.
The tap and go system supports major cooporations that include; Macy’s, Panera Bread, Sephora, Walgreens, Disney, McDonald’s and subway with over 200,000 retail locations. Users can tap the watch to have payments done.
Fitness and health partner;
The iwatch measures more than just the quantity of your movement; number of steps you take, quality and frequency as well. Coming in handy with a workout app, the watch can learn about the way you move to suggest personalized daily fitness goals and encourage achievement. It will also show the amount of calories burned.
The watch uses inductive charging system therefore users can be able to charge it by connecting a cord magnetically to the back of watch body. Among other exciting featutures is Siri a voice controlled program available on iPhones.