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Omate® TrueSmart™ truly standalone water-resistant smartwatch, works independently from and with all smartphones. 3G, Voice & Gestures!
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TrueSmart Desktop Charging Cradle

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One of the things important to any portable electronics these days but often forgotten, is the way you charge it. Even though our standard cable (USB to connector clip) does its job perfectly, we felt that the TrueSmart deserved a little more attention when it comes to its accessories. 

We're proud to announce the TrueSmart Desktop Charging Cradle. Specially designed to fit the TrueSmart, it will not only make charging easier but it will encase the entire body to protect it from any accidental damage. Leave the cradle on your nightstand or on your desk. The cradle is connected by a regular USB to Micro USB cable and can be used either for charging or data transfer.

And now for the best news, every TrueSmart will be shipped with a desktop Charging Cradle along with the standard cable! 

Keep your eye on our social pages the next few days for more pictures and details!

Greetings, 

Team Media & Community @ Omate 

Google+ : +Omate TrueSmart
Facebook : www.facebook.com/omatetruesmart
Twitter : www.twitter.com/omatetruesmartWebsite: www.omate.comOmate TrueSmart Community Forums: www.omate.com/forum

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    1. Creator mithrilz on October 28, 2013

      Thanks Omate!!!

    2. Creator Edwiin Lee on October 28, 2013

      @Stephane: the pictures aren't very clear but based on the descripition, it seems to be an encasement. It is like the cradle will touch the pins on the omate and in turn connected to the micro-USB at its exterior. Hence, the casing/cradle isn't waterproof in anyway.

      In fact, if it does get into fluids, while the pins are in contact with the omate truesmart watch, it will damage the circuits within.

    3. Creator Stephane on October 27, 2013

      With the using of Micro-USB. Is the Omate TrueSmart always IP67 Water-resistant ?

    4. Creator Alexandre VERDIN on October 26, 2013

      Only one word : wonderfull !

    5. Creator Andy Appeltans on October 25, 2013

      is there any update on the exploded tshirt design?

    6. Creator Jay Carter on October 25, 2013

      Awesome to see advancement in accessories so soon and to provide a crucial one for free after the project has been backed. Though I'm grateful, I really hope this Google Play Services/Play Store thing gets worked out soon.

    7. Creator ADEEB ALBRAIDI on October 25, 2013

      Thank you very much!
      I was reading the new update and wondering how much it gonna cost.

      WOW!
      Free Charging Cradle!
      Thank you Omate!

    8. Creator ZHENG Robert on October 24, 2013

      Great!!! Thanks a lot Omate. I'm looking forward to get my TrueSmart :-)

    9. Creator Martin Gerlings on October 24, 2013

      Amazing! This is beyond words can describe. Even AFTER the project closed, you give away this cradle for free, which is something you did not need to do, and does not bring you any more sales (for now); that is just awesome. I do not respond often, but you guys really deserve it: I really hope that after this project, Omate can keep the momentum going, which is the hardest part for start-ups; you have my vote, and I will be an ambassador as much as I can. So, once again: Chapeau!

    10. Creator Oleg Lysachok on October 23, 2013

      Пацаны ваще ребята

    11. Creator damien C on October 23, 2013

      Thanks Omate,

      With all the play store issues (one would think this would have been a design consideration at the beginning, but hey I’m not complaining it’s done and you are communicating the progress to us well).

      I see this is a welcome gift for our support and a the fact you guys are a true company who listen to their customers and try and solve problems on the go.

      I reckon there may be changes to kit Kat that may allow smaller screens (hence why they are still optimistic and keeping it quiet until the press release..), just my gut feeling.

    12. Creator Micah Willard on October 23, 2013

      *happy squeal!!!* Awesome!!!

    13. Creator Christophe MAUNIER on October 23, 2013

      I pledge for 1 extra extra charging cables because the TrueSmart use other conector than microusb.
      I have a lot of microusb cables.

      Now, the extra charging cables will be send with desktop charging cradle? Or I have to take an extra desktop charging cradle?

      Thank you

    14. Creator RoChess on October 23, 2013

      Few questions.

      1) End of the survey there was the option to enter some questions that would be dealt with via e-mail. It is now over a month ago that I did my survey and still no follow-up on those. One of them for me was actually in regards to ordering spare charging cables afterwards, so this news on the free charging station made me very happy. Some technical specifications would help, as I have some USB chargers of 200mAh, and it would be nice to know if that is enough to charge as fast as possible or if I need to use one of my higher rated ones.

      2) I pledged for two watches, so will have 2 spare batteries. It will be cumbersome to charge battery inside Omate TS and then swap batteries to charge the spare. So I hope a battery charger system is considered as a future accessory (ideally with room for 2 batteries). Leaving the house with a fully charged internal battery and a fully charged spare battery is very comforting. If the technical specs can be provided on the batteries used, then perhaps there is some existing battery charger that I can look for already.

      3) Probably a lot of unknowns with the Google certification process, which I sympathize with, but perhaps you can outline what you plan to do when Google denies, delays for this month/year or if it close to getting approved. Are they going to be shipped with the slow boat from China (it normally takes 3-4 weeks for items from dx.com to get to me), or are suitcases being filled for speedier transport. Reading the comments, it is the 'unknown' that is driving most backers mad.

      @marnix.moed, any microUSB battery pack would work for this, and you can even use solar based models. DX item #234707 is 5600mAh for $12, or #44047 for solar model with 1000mAh battery. Thousands of other options available, which is the benefit of going this route versus a build in version.

    15. Creator marnix.moed on October 23, 2013

      That's a nice gesture.

      But what would really add value/usefullness to me, is if the cradle has it's own batterypack. So you can take only the cradle with you and recharge the Truesmart when on the way. Very handy, especially if you use the Smartwatch as a standalone (GSM, Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, etc. all on) phonewatch, powerdrain can be quite high I guess. And on the move it would be really nice if it can recharge the watch when there is no carplug, wallcharger, etc available like in trains and on the bus.

      I have bluetooth headsets with such feature for intense use.

    16. Creator Sean Graham on October 23, 2013

      You guys are awesome. I have high hopes for this.

    17. Creator Richard Fletcher on October 23, 2013

      Great comprise with the play store now to get the watch shipped before Samsung unveils there new watch expected in November!

    18. Creator Watts on October 23, 2013

      Merci beaucoup!

    19. Creator Randall McQuade on October 23, 2013

      Can't wrap my head around the charging cradle is it like a clamshell? Will it snap into the dock?

      The reason I ask is I can see if the watch fits in the cradle securely using it for cycling and charging the watch from a portable battery

    20. Creator Adam Hsieh on October 23, 2013

      HOT.

      Seriously folks STOP asking for ship dates. It'll ship when it ships.

    21. Creator Mark K. on October 23, 2013

      Awesome add on! I echo Pedro's question, have not heard details on shipping for #1 and #2's. Have we any idea if it is still November and if so before Black Friday? It would really help on shopping day to have my TrueSmart helping me out!

    22. Creator Pedro Fernandez Ruiz on October 23, 2013

      Great news! when it will ship --> early birds #1 and #2?

    23. Creator Brian Nicolich on October 23, 2013

      Is the top transparent, or just gloss black? It would be pretty cool if we could see the screen through it. But either is a welcome addition. Thanks for this.

    24. Creator Alon Walter on October 23, 2013

      Nicely done!
      A little update announcing some annoyance for the users - then counter-update with a truly practical bonus. Hey - very good idea, and good timing as well...
      Back to being hyped about this project :-)

    25. Creator BAN on October 23, 2013

      That is just brilliant, awesome update

    26. Creator arckal on October 23, 2013

      Now that's called true kickstarter spirit. Nobody see this coming. Let surprise keep coming TrueSmartians, we love you guys!

    27. Creator Felix Andres on October 23, 2013

      Awsome! Very exciting news :-)

    28. Creator Wong Kum Yew on October 23, 2013

      While reading the update, I was thinking "hmm.. that might be useful", saw the pic and scrolled down to read about the price and delivery impact.... POW! Jaw dropped. Thanks!!!

    29. Creator Juan Gabriel Martinez Arcas on October 23, 2013

      Fantastic news... thanks Omate.

    30. Creator Alfred Tang on October 23, 2013

      Thanks! !!

    31. Creator Stephen Younger on October 23, 2013

      Awesome. I was bummed out after the news about not having google play ready to go. I got burned by archos with their /@^#& tablet 2 yrs ago with the same thing. This def helps.

    32. Creator Kent Hambrock on October 23, 2013

      Possibly the best news so far, post kickstarter completion! This is exactly what myself and a few other suggested and I can't be more happy with the results. Thank you Omate, your team has truly been fantastic through all this. :D

    33. Creator Nicholas Pires on October 23, 2013

      That was an unexpected but welcome surprise!

      Thank you very much :)

    34. Creator Alberto Navero on October 23, 2013

      Excellent!!!! Good work!!!

    35. Creator Arning, Zarzutzki on October 23, 2013

      @MrShortFry @thg @KentBolton @all
      Will it really come with every TS?

      Yes it will even come with the October Developer Editon. Still with every TS.

    36. Creator Scott Nuttall on October 23, 2013

      The gift that keeps on giving!

    37. Creator Derek Tang on October 23, 2013

      That's great great news!!!

    38. Creator PeterS on October 23, 2013

      Great, great example how customer centric omate is thinking.
      Seeing the design of it I assume this is the base model for a few extra accessoires like extra battery backpack, bikemount with extra battery,....

    39. Creator r00x on October 23, 2013

      Stellar. Thanks very much, Omate!!!

    40. Creator Stas Oskin on October 23, 2013

      Question about radiation - anyone knows how dangerous to wear microwave transmitter 24x7 on a wrist?

      Was this discussed before?

    41. Creator christer lekander on October 23, 2013

      Great news!

    42. Creator Ian on October 23, 2013

      Bless you; I was kicking myself that I hadn't ordered a spare charge cable for travelling!

    43. Creator Reuben Reichmann on October 23, 2013

      This is fantastic. Well done Image and big thank you.

    44. Creator Zuber Bunglawala on October 23, 2013

      Cool. Can I add another one to my order ? I'm thinking I could stick one in my car as well.

    45. Creator Zhou on October 23, 2013

      AWESOME!!! :D

    46. Creator Kent Bolton on October 23, 2013

      _Awesome_ Omate. Great news. Thanks.

      As per below, just wondering whether my shiny developer edition will come with the charger ?

    47. Creator Sirius on October 23, 2013

      Thank you so much Omate for this free stretch goal! Your TrueSmart is gonna be LEGENDARY!!!

    48. Creator Samuel Sánchez García on October 23, 2013

      I pledge for 2 extra spare cables because I TrueSmart use other conector than microusb.
      I have a lot of microusb cables.

      Now, the spare cables will be a desktop charging cradle?
      Or I can take a extra desktop charging cradle with cable with my $10 pledge for spare cables?

    49. Creator Elfan Nofiari on October 23, 2013

      Thank you Omate! Really really thank you! That cradle is surely a lot nicer than the previous clip cable.

    50. Creator fred sun on October 23, 2013

      Great news!Thanks Omate!
      So with a spare cable ordered, now I have 3 cables to charge TS and can afford to lose 2 of them.