The OV Smartwatch (Suspended)
The OV Smartwatch (Suspended)
The OV Smartwatch is designed to be part of your look, and part of your life. It pairs with every Android and iOS smartphone out there!
The OV Smartwatch is designed to be part of your look, and part of your life. It pairs with every Android and iOS smartphone out there! Read more
About this project
Your smartphone is already incredibly powerful.
You already do a lot on your smartphone: It's convenient, portable, and holds all of your apps, files and contacts.
In fact, you could accomplish a lot more with it, but are often held back by its features or overall mobility.
Thats why we created the OV Smartwatch, to remove those restrictions and give you the freedom of using OV with all the data and apps you already have in your smartphone. It is compatible with iOS and Android running smartphones and computers. You can use your OV Smartwatch with almost every smartphone and computer out there!
The right watch becomes part of your signature style. The OV Watch lets you build a bespoke timepiece that expresses your individual look. Choose from a range of premium casings and fine leather or stainless steel straps. Once you have your perfect watch, you can dress it for every occasion with a variety of bespoke watch faces to choose from.
Built-in GPS. Water resistance to 50 metres. 1 A new lightning-fast dual-core processor. And a display that’s strong and bright. Full of features that help you stay active, motivated and connected.
The OV Smartwatch uses the latest in AndroidWear software just so you can have endless possibilities with it and pair it with almost every smartphone. It is also by the way, the most affordable Smartwatch in its class.
Here are the most important features for you to take a quick look at.
- Stay connected with a glance.
Always-on displays, so you'll always see important info like time, calls, and notifications. Respond to messages right from your watch, even when your phone isn't with you.
- Follow your fitness
Stay motivated with built-in fitness monitoring and coaching from your favorite apps. Track your distance. Listen to downloaded music. Whether training for a marathon or simply walking to the train, OV watches fit the way you move.
- Make the most of your time.
Maximize your everyday tasks at work or play. Google smarts deliver your commute info, directions, timely reminders, and more. Just say "Ok Google" to ask any question and check off to-dos – right from your wrist.
- All the apps you love.
Discover music. Perfect your golf swing. Explore a new neighborhood. With thousands of Android Wear apps, there's no limit to what you can do with your watch.
AndroidWear video, all you need to know!
We have worked tirelessly for the last 26 months developing the OV Smartwatch. We have:
- Assembled a team of engineers and designers
- listened and incorporated various market needs
- Built 4 generations of prototypes
- Designed the final prototype with production processes in mind
- Established relationships with key manufacturing suppliers
Our team consists of ex-IBM engineers and Designers from the Swiss watch industry. Combined they have 36 years of experience in their fields. The products they've had a hand in leading or building have been used by over 2 billion people in the world.
We want people all over the world to enjoy the OV Smartwatch, and we've done our best to pre-negotiate shipping rates to each major country.
However, you don't have to worry about that since the shipping rates for every country are included in the backing total already!
- The OV Smartwatch has an IP65 rating, which means it is protected against dust and water.
- The watch runs on AndroidWear 2.0. Updates will be available as soon as a new version is released.
- Battery lasts for 26 hours on a 100% full charge
We are also pleased to offer a three-year limited warranty on all our products. We believe that our products should be of the highest quality and we will work hard to solve any problem that may occur with our products.
Risks and challenges
We know we can't make a high quality finished product without strong relationships with our suppliers and manufacturing partners. We have already started to build that foundation way before launching our project on Kickstarter and have spent the past three years nurturing and maturing those relationships along with our own expanding internal team. There will be some differences as we move into larger scale manufacturing of a mass market device and are building a comprehensive team of mentors, consultants, and industry advisors to help guarantee our success.
There are always timeline risks with product development, we have fully validated the OV Smartwatch in functioning prototypes and are confident that we will deliver a high quality finished product on time and defect free.
Will there be issues and concerns along the way? Yes is the only real answer. Our supporters will continuously be informed on the progress we're making towards delivering their order. If an unforeseen issue poses a potential delay to our timing, then we will be transparent and timely in our communication to the people who are making our growth a reality.
The passionate supporters who support our project on Kickstarter are our most important asset. Thank you for believing in us. We will do whatever it takes to exceed your expectations. Thanks!
Founder and CEO
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