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Support for Wearable Devices (Android Wear, watchOS)

Mobile
On our radar

As time goes on, the wearable device market is starting to grow. While the growth rate is modest, wearable devices are inevitably going to become an important aspect of the mobile ecosystem. Allowing OutSystems developers to target these new devices will push the apps developed with OutSystems to new heights of functionality and UX excellence.

For both Apple and Google platforms, watch apps are built within regular phone apps, allowing powerful functionality within the phone app and easy access to app information and interactions through the wearable app. This approach of targeting separate hardware platforms from the same project/codebase is one of OutSystems strengths. It makes sense to continue this strategy and integrate more devices as the market evolves.

There are other wearable platforms out there, but obviously it's a case of diminishing returns. I think supporting the "big two" is more than enough. Can always re-evaluate and course correct down the road, if necessary.

Created on 9 Feb 2017
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Merged this idea with 'Add native UI capabilities for apple and google watch' (created on 2018-03-18 09:06:21 by Diogo Henriques)

Extend the native capability of the mobile devices to the wearables of Google and Apple



Merged from 'Add native UI capabilities for apple and google watch' (idea created on 2018-03-18 09:06:21 by Diogo Henriques), on 2018-05-03 10:28:02 by Ricardo Alves

Changed the category to Mobile




Merged from 'Add native UI capabilities for apple and google watch' (idea created on 2018-03-18 09:06:21 by Diogo Henriques), on 2018-05-03 10:28:02 by Ricardo Alves
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