Martian Notifier watch makes use of customized vibration patterns to sign what app’s bugging you

Martian Notifier watch uses custom vibration patterns to signal what app's bugging you

Martian Watches is again at CES this yr, bringing with it a brand new semi-smartwatch within the firm’s conventional timepiece type. The Martian Notifier, because it’s recognized, is a slight departure from earlier efforts given it drops voice management — the function that is beforehand been the corporate’s “hook” (though you’ll be able to nonetheless remotely set off Siri or Google Now with the press of a button). The watch retains all different great things widespread to Martian’s vary, although, just like the small OLED display for displaying contact names or textual content messages, and the power to interact a tool’s digital camera shutter remotely, amongst different issues.

The Notifier pairs with iOS and Android units by way of Bluetooth, and because the identify suggests, it is focus is on alerting you to notifications. Somewhat than simply vibrating each time one thing occurs in your telephone, although, you possibly can choose precisely what is going to set off a buzz in your wrist. Moreover, utilizing the companion app, you’ll be able to arrange vibration patterns, so you realize one lengthy buzz and two brief buzzes means somebody’s calling you out on Twitter, for instance. Any software program that makes use of the iOS or Android notification again-finish will feed into the watch app’s settings, so you are not reliant on this or that app particularly together with help. Whereas easy, we expect it is truly fairly intelligent, and does not look half dangerous, which is a bonus. Anybody that is intrigued by the Notifier and its semi-smarts should wait till Q2 2014 to select one up, when Martian will begin promoting them for round one hundred thirty bones.

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Edgar Alvarez contributed to this report.

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