New Firmware and updated Apps
The new firmware is now available for download.
Android and iOS updated apps have all been submitted to the app stores and should be available for download soon.... Read more
Shipping status and firmware upgrade
We have shipped ALL of the following HOT Watch models:
All Edge watches with Small PU bands – US and International
All Classic watches with Small PU bands... Read more
Watchface Studio Challenge
Last week, we continued to ship batches of Edge and Curve watches with large bands.
For those that selected a Classic or Basic model as your... Read more
Yesterday we shipped a batch of Edge models.
This batch of Edge watches contains large band sizes. Small and extra large size bands will depart from the... Read more
Over the past week, our developers have been hard at work.
Today an update to our iOS app went live, this app contains numerous bug fixes for... Read more
App available in the Windows Phone Store!
We are pleased to announce that the HOT Smart Watch app for Windows Phone is now live and available in the store for download.http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/hotsmartwatch/7cde628c-23e3-4a8f-a7e1-7ed7f763d9e3
We are proud to... Read more
Windows App live, Shipping Update
Today we resumed individual watch shipments departing from Texas to domestic and international backers.
We are happy to report that ongoing quality checks, including verifying the base... Read more
Last Friday we mentioned that the factory is at full speed mass producing the watches.
We are glad to confirm that production is proceeding as scheduled.
Here is... Read more
Full speed mass production, both iOS apps live
Last Friday, we mentioned that the second iPhone App was due to be approved. We are glad to confirm that Apple approved our second iPhone App last Tuesday,... Read more
iOS App Update
Last Friday we mentioned that the iPhone app would be approved very soon since we had submitted all documents to Apple and were waiting for Apple's final review... Read more
In our last update 14 days ago, we mentioned that our executive team departed to China to oversee and expedite the proposed solution for the Flexible Printed... Read more
Quality Control and App status
The watch and app successfully completed MFi “Made for iPhone” self-certification on Tuesday August 26th.
We immediately resubmitted the App to Apple for review. Because Apple is reviewing... Read more
Shipping status and FAQ
Status as of Aug 15th
As we mentioned in the last update, the manufacturer provided us an August 15th date as to when the band retooling (modifications) would... Read more
Tutorial Video and Final Watch Pictures
Some of you have received the Curve (Small) Watches this week. If you are an early bird Curve Small then you have probably received the watch or will... Read more
First batch received
We have received the first batch of watches in our Texas office and will be shipping them immediately. As mentioned before, the first batch will contain Curve- small... Read more
Next Step- Mass Production!
We are happy to announce that we have fixed the silicone band comfort issue and will be starting mass production... Read more
Production and Windows Compatibility
In the last update, we added pictures of the certification test results. Since then, we have added PCB production pictures as well as tooling/jig photos to the same... Read more
Certification Results with Pictures
As we are getting many requests for certification results to be made available, we have posted a new topic on our Forum at www.hotsmartwatch.com. (http://hotsmartwatch.forumflash.com/index.php?/topic/32-certification-test-results-with-pictures/). In this topic (certification test... Read more
Update # 26
We are getting closer to the shipping dates and wanted to let you know what has been going on since the... Read more
Good news! The certification lab has given us confirmation that all of the tests required for FCC, CE and IC certifications have been completed and passed . Since... Read more
SDK- SDK documentation has been released and is uploaded to: www.hotsmartwatch.com/developers
Testing- We have successfully passed ESD tests. As mentioned in the previous update, ESD test requirements went... Read more
SDK and Certification
Many of you have been asking for SDK and we will have a detailed SDK document release in the latter part of next week. This document will... Read more
Good news! The new PCB boards have arrived and the test run done using them was successful. We will submit the final product for certification (CE and FCC) this week.... Read more
We did our first batch sample production last week. During assembly we found an issue, which was not evident in earlier testing.Our controller was not holding the reset line in... Read more
CES and Shipping
It was great to see some of you; our loyal supporters, at the CES where we showcased the HOT watch earlier this month. At CES we demonstrated our smart watch... Read more
We are still waiting for the tooling to complete and will start production mid of Jan and hopefully will be shipping by end of January as communicated in the last... Read more
We wanted to share the latest update. We are now confident that we will get ATM5! Unfortunately though, as we progressed with the design change, we have encountered a problem... Read more
All backers should have received an email to complete your selection of HOT Watch. If you have not already completed the style selection and shipping address. Please do it in next... Read more
Select your HOT Watch
We will be sending out emails this week for you to select your HOT Watch. You will need to select the final style, band size and provide us with a... Read more
Pictures with new logo
As promised earlier here are the pictures of all four styles with new logo. We will be sending out emails in about two weeks for you to select your bezel... Read more
We are on track with our production schedule.The reason we have not posted any latest pictures is due to the fact that we have made small band design... Read more
First of all let me apologize for this late update. This was supposed to have gone out on midnight of 6th when our project got funded. But for some reason... Read more
We had a very successful session yesterday at Reddit. We would like to thank you backers for asking some very intelligent questions.
We are in our final countdown. We... Read more
Ask me Anything taking place on Reddit
First of all, as we get to the end of our campaign, we would once again like to thank all of our Backers for their help and support throughout. We... Read more
We are pleased to inform you that all the vendors have confirmed the delivery dates for the manufacturing to start in October.Tooling for the buckle, bezel and audio module will... Read more
A Gift to our backers
Because of the overwhelming response to our Kickstarter we want to give back to our backers by giving you an opportunity to win your very own HOT Smartwatch. Simply hit... Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Emerging Apple-Samsung contender announces granted Patent covering Smart Watch call-making Features
In perfect timing, the HOT (‘Hands on Talk’) Smartwatch unveiled the legal grounds covering innovation in... Read more
Thank You for backing this project and spreading the word. This video is for all the supporters of HOT Watch
We'd like to say a big thank you to all of our backers for helping us smash through our initial funding goal! We'd therefore like to take this opportunity to... Read more
Vote on our Logo
We would like to thank you for the hundreds of daily comments and feedback that you have sent us across our social channels. We have taken all your inputs …into... Read more
HOT logo on top of the watch face
We have heard you loud and clear about the logo on top of the watch face. Many of you have commented about the HOT logo not looking good... Read more
Some of the media coverage so far
Very excited about all the positive media coverage have been getting. In last 30 hours we have been covered in:
http://pilgrimspublications.com/?p=17818... Read more
BIG Thank YOU!!!!
In 30 hours, you have fully funded the HOT Watch! We could not have done this without you and we pledge to complete this project in a way that makes... Read more