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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Android Wear + Cordova
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:25:43 GMT
not sure it makes sense for Cordova if there is no webview but now I really
want to buy one of those!


On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 7:54 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>wrote:

> What about Pebble Watch?
> https://developer.getpebble.com/2/guides/javascript-guide.html
>
> They have a JavaScript SDK. Similar concept as Google wear in terms of
> messaging/notifications from/to phone
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Ross Gerbasi <rgerbasi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Yeah thats a good call on waiting until we get something more solid. It
> > really does seem like right now all we can really do is show
> notifications
> > in the emulator, not super exciting.
> >
> > I guess I can put together the beginnings of a wear plugin that allows
> for
> > notifications to go to the emulator from a JS app on your device, but I
> > don't think anyone will care much until it is expanded upon.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 11:11 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Ross Gerbasi <rgerbasi@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > Alright on it ;) I am starting to think this is not the case though
> for
> > > > Android Wear (the webview anyway)  As I have been reading through the
> > > > Getting started guide here it says
> > > >
> > > > *Caution:* Do not install apps on the Android Wear emulator. The
> system
> > > > does not support traditional Android apps and the result of running
> > such
> > > > apps is unpredictable.
> > >
> > > Yeah, the emulator is stripped down for only notifications for now.
> > > This is most likely on purpose because the Android team doesn't know
> > > how things will work yet.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > I am starting to see that wear is simply a receiver for things
> (mainly
> > > > notifications) from an App. With the ability to send a response
> > backlike
> > > > what button was clicked or what text to speech thingy you said. If
> > anyone
> > > > else has looked into this more please tell me if I am off track, but
> I
> > > > believe this will be very simple to add cordova support via a plugin.
> > We
> > > > will simply add the wear jar library and abstract out all the "send
> > > > notification" magic to allow javascript to send those along.
> > > >
> > >
> > > We should have a notifications plugin on Android, but I don't think it
> > > should be core.
> > >
> > > Honestly, we should wait until there's a real device and there's more
> > > information.  I primarily see the value of Android Wear as a
> > > Garmin/FitBit Killer in that this device will most likely replace your
> > > FitBit, your GPS watch and may have a heart rate monitor.  Of course,
> > > you need access to the device to see if you can access the
> > > accelerometer and Heart Rate Monitor.  Right now, Google has only
> > > exposed the ability to push notifications up to users, which IMO is
> > > pretty meh. If you use the Beta app and enable notifications, the
> > > notifications already get pushed up.  I was already able to launch G+
> > > and Ingress from the emulator.
> > >
> > > But yeah, I wish I knew people at LG and Motorola.
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Carlos Santana
> <csantana23@gmail.com>
>

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