MetaWatch Strata Smartwatch for iPhone 4S and Android Devices [Video]

Posted July 28, 2012 at 11:11pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 21551 views

MetaWatch has introduced Strata, a smartwatch designed to work with the iPhone 4S and Android devices.

Strata, is a smart sportwatch designed to compliment your smartphone and give you Hands Freedom. With a Bluetooth 4.0 connection to your iPhone 4s or Android smartphone, you can check messages, see who's calling, control music, view weather, and more, all from your wrist.

Features:
● Multiple Watch Faces
● Caller-ID Notifications
● SMS & Email Notifications
● Facebook & Twitter Notifications
● Weather / Stock/ Calendar Widgets
● Lost Phone Alarm
● Alarms & Timers
● Music Control
● Integrated Running and Cycling App

Specifications:
● Handset compatibility: iPhone 4s, iPad (3), Android (various)
● Sensor compatibility: Initially, Wahoo Fitness BLE sensors for iPhone 4s
● iOS compatibility: iOS 5 (basic functionality), iOS 6 (enhanced functionality)
● Double injection molded PU, co-molded with PC body
● Mineral hardened glass lens with anti-glare coating
● Titanium finished stainless steel top ring
● 5 ATM water resistant (you can swim with it, but no diving)
● 96x96 mirror polymer network display
● Vibrating alerts
● 6 buttons
● Rechargeable (5-7 day battery life)
● Bluetooth 4.0
● 3 Axis accelerometer / ambient light sensor

The watch is seeking funding via Kickstarter and after launching just yesterday has already raised $66,855 of its $100,000 goal with 22 days to go. You can pledge $159 for your own at the link below.

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Nitro Junkie - July 31, 2012 at 4:44am
If apple would add features to the nano like Bluetooth, a mic/speaker, and integrate ways to see different notifications and respond to them through Siri. Just like you can with a Bluetooth headset. It would definitely give these watches some competition. Being able to hear/feel through vibration, see and respond to notifications from your wrist or clipped to your shirt all without having to take your phone out of your pocket would be awesome.
DNA64 - July 31, 2012 at 1:03am
DEJAVU! Oh look, another smart watch hits kickstarter....yawn... this is like what the 5th one now? I'm not really keeping count :P
Bj - July 29, 2012 at 3:06pm
It's about time before someone sues them for some crapy licensing fee, since that's the best way to make money now a days. I like the idea of the smart wrist watch and I hope to see them grow.
Joe - July 29, 2012 at 8:17am
If apple added BT 4.0 to the nano and added the ability to see incoming calls, texts and Siri integration, it would give me everything I could possibly want from a smart watch. But I don't see it happening.
No Ma'am - July 29, 2012 at 3:51pm
You read my mind.
jc.cisse - July 29, 2012 at 5:53am
This is brilliant!!! Adding a feature to look for contacts would be nice. This watch reminds me of Casio and its databank watches back in the days :)
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