wimm

  • Google Confirms It Has Acquired Android Smartwatch Maker WIMM Labs

    Google Confirms It Has Acquired Android Smartwatch Maker WIMM Labs

    Google has confirmed it acquired WIMM Labs last year, a company that previously made an Android-powered smartwatch before shuttering operations in 2012. At the time a message on its website said it had entered into an exclusive partnership without releasing further details, but it’s now clear that partner was Google, rather than Apple as some had initially speculated. Read More

  • Wimm One Smart Watch First Look at CES 2012

    Wimm Labs VP Tim Twerdahl Shows Off The Android-Powered Wimm One Smart Watch

    There are plenty of smart watches out there in the world. The iPod Nano doubles as one, and the new MotoACTV watch is a pretty solid offering, as well. But over at Wimm Labs, they're taking the concept to a whole new level. We got the opportunity to sit down with Wimm Labs VP Tim Twerdahl who let us get up close and personal with the new Wimm One Smart watch. It's "a wearable platform" as… Read More

  • Hands On With The Wimm One Data Device

    Hands On With The Wimm One Data Device

    We first talked about the Wimm One in August, noting that no wearable device has ever made sense to me, at least in watch format. I believe I may need to eat my words. The Wimm is a clever little module - the watch band is removable - that runs simple applets. It runs a stripped down version of Android and includes a fairly complete SDK for programming little widgets. In this incarnation, it… Read More

  • The Tiny WIMM Communications Device Allows For Wearable Communications

    The Tiny WIMM Communications Device Allows For Wearable Communications

    Like a miniaturized, wearable Chumby, the WIMM micro communications device looks interesting and, given enough support and interest, could actually be interesting. The device looks like a tiny iPod Nano but features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is supposed to play nicely with your Android phone and runs its own stripped-down version of Android to display messages, handle exercise monitoring, and… Read More