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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Android Wear + Cordova
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:49:13 GMT
We have no idea whether it will have a WebView or not.  We just know
that the initial stripped-down SDK that was released doesn't have one.
 I'd still wait and see when it comes to AndroidWear.

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have one and it's worth the $149 for my usage. But I also like the look
> of the moto 360, I hope they support iOS
>
> Yep they don't have a webview, just wondering if it will be worthy to
> imement some type of canvas or svg API for folks to create watch faces or
> apps using web Apis.
>
>
> On Thursday, March 20, 2014, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>> 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<javascript:;>
>> >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<javascript:;>>
>> 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<javascript:;>>
>> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Ross Gerbasi <rgerbasi@gmail.com<javascript:;>
>> >
>> > > 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 <javascript:;>>
>> >
>>
>
>
> --
> Carlos Santana
> <csantana23@gmail.com>

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