Omate #Oselfie Contest 2015
Here we go! Omate #Oselfie Contest 2015. From Oct 1 to Oct 31.
If you own an Omate smartwatch, we invite you to post creative photos of your... Read more
MAE Shanghai / SWapp Link Companion App in Ostore
We are just back in Shenzhen from GSMA – Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai. We were pleased to meet some of you there. It’s always a pleasure to... Read more
Last Shipment / Firmware update / Mobile Asia Expo / What's next?
We are going to ship the very last batch of TrueSmart to the backers. Yeah, the day has finally come to say goodbye... to the shipment updates. But... Read more
Shipment / App Partnership: Shoutr / OUI 2.1 / Software Dev
We do apologize for not being able to answer every email but please understand that the team is spending most of its time in the factory and with... Read more
Android Wear / Shipment Status / Mediatek Developer Program / Warranty information
A year ago, when I launched the ”Outdoor Mate project” and later set up Omate with my partner Jack Shao, our primary goals were to make the World... Read more
1GB+8GB 2100MHz / MWC Strategic Partnerships / #TrueSmartHackaton
We do apologize as we have not been able to answer emails over the last two weeks because the team is working most of its time with suppliers... Read more
Partner / XDA-Developers Forum / Osmart / MWC Barcelona / #TrueSmartHackaton
These past few weeks have been so hard. Let’s call that the Chinese New Year "hangover”… CNY is the period with the highest turnover rate in the Chinese... Read more
Shipment 1GB+8GB 1900MHz and 2100MHz / MWC Barcelona
We are finally back to office after 10 days off for the Chinese New Year holidays. However some of our suppliers, including our housing casing supplier, will only... Read more
FCC done! / Shipping to North America / Chinese New Year
First, we do apologize for the delay. The Omate TrueSmart is a complex product, it's not just a Bluetooth or WiFi gadget, it's also in many ways more... Read more
CES Las Vegas / FCC / Shipment / Partnership / #TrueSmartHackaton
Last week at CES Las Vegas, we officially unveiled the TrueSmart Extreme Edition 1GB+8GB.
Our goal was to ship the Extreme Edition in December. Well, we failed but... Read more
1GB+8GB shipment / Friday's winner #TrueSmartHackaton / CES Las Vegas
First of all, let me wish you all a Happy New Year!
It has been a crazy journey since we have launched the TrueSmart on Kickstarter. The TrueSmart... Read more
OTA firmware update / Osmart / Root mode
We have been very busy over the last few days as some of us are traveling in Europe to set up ecosystem partnership for the TrueSmart (Both Applications... Read more
1GB+8GB upgrade / Friday's winners #TrueSmartHackaton
We have currently shipped more than 800 TrueSmarts of the 512MB+4GB edition (shipping another batch of 200 units on Monday) and wanted to start assembling the other versions... Read more
Shipment of the first batch of Developer Edition / #TrueSmartHackaton
We are thankful for your patience and consideration.
We have officially started shipping the Developer Edition 512MB+4GB / 2100MHz TrueSmart. About 1,000 backers will receive their TrueSmart in... Read more
Shipping update & Developer Edition SDK
After the recent delays we are now to shipping the first units to our backers. We can tell you that we the latest production prototypes, including all changes as per... Read more
Production, Shipment and Certification
The past few weeks we have been extremely busy with the production and post-kickstarter phase of TrueSmart. We know you've been eagerly waiting for an update on when you can... Read more
TrueSmart Desktop Charging Cradle
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... Read more
Development, Google Play and Google Services
We apologize for any confusion that our initial statements may have caused regarding the Official Google Play Store. TrueSmart is the first of an entire new breed of... Read more
AngelHack Hong Kong & Techcrunch Disrupt Berlin
Calling TrueSmarters in Hong Kong & Berlin!
AngelHack (featuring AppHack) in Hong Kong
Meet up with the TrueSmart team (Laurent, Nick, Olga) and get your hands on time on the... Read more
Production prototype preview [video]
This is the home stretch, and we are working our butts off to finish TrueSmart development and make our promised delivery schedule. It's looking good and we even... Read more
Calling TrueSmarters in San Francisco : Hackathon Saturday Sep 28 9AM
Calling TrueSmarters in San Francisco
Come join Laurent (Omate CEO) with the "live" TrueSmart at the Hackathon.
- Hardware & Wearables Hackathon
- By Glazed Conference and AngelHack
- Saturday, Sep 28th... Read more
TrueSmarters, You Rock! Life After Kickstarter Continues...
YOU GUYS AND LADIES ROCK! Without everyone, it would be impossible for us and we will continue to listen to ideas from our supporters and make even greater... Read more
Final Hour - Omate TrueSmart continues
It's the Final Hour in the amazing 30 day episode of Omate's start-up launch with its first - The TrueSmart. We set out competing with ourselves to create a new... Read more
TrueSmart (Working Final Design) Videos
Congratulations on launching Omate TrueSmart into the Million Dollar Kickstarter Club.
Amidst the congratulations, work on TrueSmart carries on :-) Here this video shows more work has been done on... Read more
TrueSmart (Working Final Design) Photo Outdoor Daylight
CEO Laurent continues his "hand model" career despite comments noticing his small wrist size (16cm) :-) Yes we have some "off the beat" humor - humor does help in the... Read more
Tshirt Design (Exploded View of TrueSmart) - a Last-minute Community Idea
There's this idea for a cool Tshirt snowballing in the community, very cool indeed. To have a "exploded" 3D assembly view of TrueSmart. Very last-minute idea, very cool
The campaign... Read more
MILLION DOLLAR STRETCH GOAL : Sonic Emotion Absolute 3D
30 days ago TrueSmart was theawesome Smartwatch with a fantastic deal (aka fantastic features for awesome price), acknowledged by the tremendous support with a rocket start on Day #1.... Read more
TrueSmart (Working Final Design) Video
Here's a video showing more of the TrueSmart, the Working Final Design, aka PR01 (Production Prototype). Remember that this is a Kickstarter project, not a product you buy at the... Read more
TrueSmart (Working Final Design) Photo
A few days ago, we showed a video of the very first newborn TrueSmart (final design). Today he has a few more brothers!! Omate CEO Laurent Le Pen turns "hand... Read more
TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge GRANDMASTER is ...
Thanks everyone for the awesome TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge. Fantastic designers, with awesome designs. Great audience with your votes and comments. A total of 4680 votes (points) has been counted... Read more
TrueSmart Kickstarter Overview
Here's an overview of Omate TrueSmart Kickstarter campaign, a great product with a rocket start on Day#1 and just keeps getting better together with the awesome community and backers. Great... Read more
New Stretch Goals : One Clockface Every $5K above $900K
Seeing how excited everyone is about clockfaces, got us pretty excited too! TrueSmart has already several standard clockfaces built-in including analog and digital. One of them you can see in... Read more
UPDATE on TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge - The GRAND CHALLENGE
The TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge is HOT ! With 24 hours past and another 24 hours to go, we bring you the half-way standings. More than 3000 votes counted so... Read more
For Tasker fans, Yes - works perfectly with TrueSmart
Tasker Fans!! Many of you have asked us if Tasker works on TrueSmart. One of our field testers ran through Tasker on our engineering prototypes used for tests and we... Read more
TrueSmart - The Name
Throughout the Kickstarter campaign, the name TrueSmart has grown stronger everyday, wiping out the competition totally in specifications and features, proving that TrueSmart totally deserves the name. Today we take a... Read more
TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge - The GRAND CHALLENGE
The TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge was launched 6 days ago - over 200 entries, more than 4000 Likes/+, Shares and Comments, 12 Daily Challengers later, we are here today with... Read more
Summary of Packages & Options
Dear All Backers,
It's been a wonderful journey with you, we are now in our final leg of the Kickstarter campaign. 4 more days of excitement. With a total of... Read more
TrueSmart Your Music
Your Omate TrueSmart is a Smartwatch 2.0 with multiple capabilities. While a primary design intention is to be reachable and connected to your digital social life anywhere and everywhere, even... Read more
TrueSmart is Born !!
The very first TrueSmart is born !! Yes, in its actual final design.
It's the first piece assembled - the final design prototype, from production ready parts - still... Read more
Europe Backers : Country Survey
Good Morning Europe, thanks for supporting Omate TrueSmart on KICKSTARTER. We appreciate it very much.
This is an early survey for you who live in Europe. As many of you... Read more
Ultra-sensitive Touchscreen for Everyone
Earlier while announcing stretch goals, we briefly mentioned Ultra-sensitive Touchscreen as one hardware upgrade which we had originally planned as a stretch goal. But because there is no more time... Read more
TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge - DAILY CHALLENGE #1
It's CLOCKFACE MANIA~~~~ :-) Everybody loves Clockfaces. So many great ones to choose from. The TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge opened two days ago, receiving fantastic respsonses, great submissions. Entries are... Read more
Something fun ...
Today's update is a "breather" from the wave of product info, comparisons, cool new technology and package options of the past few days. As we approach the $720K for 720P... Read more
New 1Gb/8Gb Reward & MicroSD option
The TrueSmart is introduced with 512Mb memory / 4Gb on-board storage (expandable with microSD). This configuration suits the intention of the TrueSmart smartwatch uses very well. Many of you have... Read more
Fleksy Keyboard - Invisible Mode !!
So what's the big deal about this Fleksy keyboard that we (dare to) put up as the $800K stretch goal? There are plenty of keyboards, many predictive keyboards, and we... Read more
TrueSmart Clockface Design Challenge !!
Everybody loves Clockfaces!!! Up for a challenge? Maybe you like analog, he likes digital, she likes cute, they like classic... everyone likes different Clockfaces. Think you can have thebest... Read more
Work on the Launcher is being done by our Finnish design & technology partner Vire Labs. The Launcher is the interface most users will be using that takes care of... Read more
Producing the TrueSmart PCB !!
Thanks to the rocket start to the TrueSmart Kickstarter campaign securing the funding goal within the first day, we were able to start production preparations from Day #2 already! Every... Read more
TrueSmart is truly Smartwatch 2.0
When we started the design and development to create a Smartwatch, we wanted to create a new generation. Having much experience with developing technology products (a combination of mobile telecommunications... Read more
Commemorative Keychain & TrueSmart Tshirts
The TrueSmart Kickstarter Project has been and still is an amazing experience - a dream come true for us, and a great product leap into Smartwatch 2.0 for... Read more
Stretch Goals !!
STRETCH GOALS !!
Achieved: $500K : Sapphire Crystal Scratch-proof
Thanks to everyone and also our Sapphire Crystal glass partner for the awesome support, making TrueSmart the first to sport Sapphire... Read more
Messaging with Keyboard
Here we would like to show how it is like typing a message on the Omate TrueSmart with a standard Android keyboard. Watch the video and you might notice... Read more
Sapphire Crystal Glass Display
Yesterday we saw the CNC'ed steel-alloy casings of TrueSmart. Today, here's a photo of the Sapphire Crystal Glass formed together with the IPS TFT Display. This is also a significant... Read more
Update on Manufacturing Progress
The production method of the Steel-alloy casing has been confirmed. It will be produced by CNC piece by piece for precision rather than other methods such as stamping, extrusion or... Read more
Even More "Developers Edition" Now Available
One day after the extra 100 Developers Edition was announced, it's been all snapped up, within one day. As mentioned previously the capacity to support Developers Edition is not a... Read more
Omate TrueSmart on video, making/receiving a call
Our Field Test Team's first video - what we have created with TrueSmart is something unique, a truly smart TrueSmart Smartwatch 2.0, makes/receives calls with or without your smartphone, crowd-funded... Read more
Developers Edition (November) Increase in Quantity, Now Available again
Dear Developers / Friends of Developers,
The additional 200 Developers Edition for November (after the initial 1000) has all been taken up by yesterday. After receiving requests by developers and... Read more
World's First Smartwatch 2.0 with Sapphire Crystal Glass
Thanks to everyone's tremendous support, the Stretch Goal of $500K has been reached, confirming Sapphire Crystal Glass for EVERYONE's TrueSmart, free "on the house" :-) Congratulations to everyone for supporting... Read more
Reading & Sending Messages
Omate TrueSmart is great for those message moments while on the go.
Wanting to go swimming or jogging, you're in a dilemma because you're waiting for that message to arrive,... Read more
Option for 1GB Memory
It's official, we are offering the option to have 1GB memory in your TrueSmart. Omate TrueSmart is equipped with 512MB memory which is designed to run apps on the TrueSmart... Read more
Sending Stuff to/from TrueSmart via USB, Internet, Wifi (AirDroid)
TrueSmart being a truly smart mobile technology on your wrist, you probably want to send stuff to/from your TrueSmart - photos, videos, documents, files, apk etc.The versatile connectivity of TrueSmart... Read more
Running with Endomondo & Runtastic
Many of you running and jogging fans have been asking for whether popular sports apps like Endomondo and Runtastic works on TrueSmart and how does it look.
Here you go,... Read more
Clockface, everyone loves Clockfaces!
A glimpse of the TrueSmart default clockface. A subtle classical high contrast black and white clockface design (fyi clockface can be in color), designed to match the premium distinguished understated... Read more
Receiving an email wherever you are
Today one of our testing teams tested receiving a message over the Wifi, 3G and 2G - the standalone role of the TrueSmart.
The TrueSmart is designed to function as... Read more
The Glass & The Display
The Omate Team has been in full speed busy with preparing for production. We thought we'll give you daily updates about the things we are doing.
Today we bring you... Read more
STRETCH GOAL #1 : $500K | Sapphire Crystal Glass The Best Scratch-Proof
We're back again with Update #2.
Stretch Goals, an essential part of any Kickstarter - they are fun, exciting, helps raise funds, creates motivation to help bring in more backers... Read more
Yes, Google Play Apps Store!
Welcome to Omate TrueSmart. Our first official Update - Must start with a BIG THANKS to everyone for such a great Kickstart.
Your funding has helped us start production... Read more