Hardware Battlefield 2016
Look is a brilliant wall clock featured in our Hardware Battlefield competitors at CES and launching quickly. The system just isn’t solely a great wanting wall clock, additionally it is a good way to get all the knowledge you want in a visible approach. For example, once you get up, the clock will show how a lot you slept based mostly in your exercise monitoring gadget.
Look is a staff based mostly in Singapore and they’re advertising themselves as the primary sensible wall clock that shows knowledge from wearables together with Jawbone and Fitbit, sensible residence units like SmartThings, Nest and extra.
The corporate’s founder and CEO Anton Zriashchev spoke to TechCrunch concerning the potential use instances for his clock. “It exhibits your sleep hours proper in the intervening time you get up, the climate forecast in the meanwhile you’re going for a stroll” and it might even present your schedule from Google Calendar for the subsequent day.
Ziraschev stated he was impressed by a guide from entrepreneur David Rose referred to as “Enchanted Objects,” which spoke of a extra natural method of interacting with digital knowledge. And it’s true, Look is an effective wanting but helpful object.
The clock may also showcase emails and Uber arrival occasions. It’s 12 inches in diameter and the battery lasts three-6 months.
This isn’t the primary rodeo for Ziraschev. “Final yr I had a startup within the sensible residence space and it failed for some cause,” he stated. However it’s all about timing in any case, and Look is aware of a couple of issues about timing.