posted at 17:50
Author: Kia Kokalitcheva
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 01:00:13 +0000
Samsung wants to make its wearables more glanceable to save you time
SAN FRANCISCO - For Samsung, wearable devices are all about "Glanceability." Speaking onstage at Fast Company's Innovation Uncensored event, Samsung VP and head of design Dennis Miloseski explained that the company's approach to wearable devices comes from the idea that we should be able to glance at them - and spend more time not looking at them. "We actually pull our phones out of our pocket 150 times a day," he said. As part of its research, his team walked around San Francisco observing people too caught up in their phones to look around - one person even walked into a pole, Miloseski said. "We started to a see a growing trend around glanceability. We asked, 'Can we build a glanceable future?' It was about having the right information at the right time," he said. It should be noted that Samsung has now announced six separate smartwatches in the span of a bit more than a year, with the Gear S being the latest. Samsung Group is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest Sout... read more ».

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