Google today released a new developer preview of Android Wear 2.0. This latest build is the third from Google and brings the smartwatch platform one step closer to its general release. Google added some killer new features to the operating system, but not all the news is good.
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Google's annual developer conference offered up a bonanza of news for developers. Google detailed Android N, Android Auto, Android Wear, Android Pay, and many other apps, platforms, and services. Moreover, Google debuted Daydream, its Android N-based virtual reality development platform.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Wearables, Monitoring, and Messaging. Featured today is the FitPay API, which allows developers to add payment features to wearables using biometrics to ensure user security. Here's look at what is new.
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||Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the connected health and fitness category, Fitbit...||Fitness||03.22.2011|
||In a time where exercise activity is connected to our mobile phones, Wahoo fitness offers an API so developers can create useful fitness software in iPhone devices with the main goal to monitor...||Fitness||07.10.2014|
||Misfit has a variety of wearable technology products that track a user's activity, health data, sleep, and more. The Misfit API allows developers to access and integrate Misfit’s functionality...||Wearable||01.06.2015|
Google Fit REST
||The Google Fit REST API allows users to store and reference data in the Google Fitness store in order to create 3rd party fitness applications. The API can be used to create, obtain, list, aggregate...||Wearable||10.30.2014|
||Datarella is a big data collection company based in Germany. Their "Explore" app accesses sensors in smartphones and wearable devices to record data like location, environment, and personal...||Intelligence||10.22.2014|
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This is ANT+
||This is ANT+ API integrates sensors that monitor health, wellness, and performance. It is available through the SDK that includes a plugin service.||Wearable||07.07.2016|
||The Hexoskin RESTful API integrates metrics data into software. Hexoskin is a wearable biometric shirt that reports training, recovery, and sleep with the aim to optimize health performance....||Wearable||07.07.2016|
||GetHealth is a Unified RESTful API to access health data from wearables and devices. It allows users to integrate the sources like Dailymile, Fatsecret, Fitbit, Google Fit, Jawbone, Lifefitness,...||Healthcare||05.13.2016|
||FitPay offers payment processing enabled by user biometric information. Consumers will not be required to carry cash, credit cards or even a smartphone when integrating this API. This payment...||Payments||05.10.2016|
||The OpenChannel API lets you build your own app catalog, partner directory, add-on marketplace or bot store within a weekend.||Marketplace||03.31.2016|
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