Pebble E-Paper SmartWatch for Android and iPhone – CES 2013 Press Conference (Video)

January 18, 2013

This is a video of Pebble’s press conference from the International CES 2013. Pebble, formerly called inPulse, is an E-Paper smartwatch that connects to Android smartphones, the iPhone and iPod Touch through Bluetooth. The feature-rich wristwatch went viral when it appeared on the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter in April 2012. It’s become the most highly funded Kickstarter project ever with $10,266,844 pledged by 68,928 people (now 85,000+ ordered). The Pebble smart watch is up for pre-order now for $150 and its release/ship date is set for January 23, 2013. Refer to the keynote video above to learn more about the watch and see it in action. Feature-list, specifications and image gallery posted below.

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Incoming Caller ID
Email (Gmail or any IMAP email account)
SMS on both Android and iPhones
iMessage (iOS only)
Calendar Alerts
Facebook Messages
Weather Alerts
Silent vibrating alarm and timer
Cyclists can use GPS on smartphones to display speed
Music control app to play, pause or skip tracks on phone
Freecaddie Golf Rangefinder app in the works
Running – Runkeeper app in the works
Choose customizable watchfaces using Pebble’s iPhone or Android app
Load apps using Bluetooth
Rechargeable battery keeps Pebble going for 7+ days
Magnetic recharging USB cable
Waterproof enough to submerge underwater and go swimming, run in the rain, etc
Scratchproof and shatter resistant
144 x 168 pixel display black and white e-paper
Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and 4.0 (Low Energy)
4 buttons
Vibrating motor
3 axis accelerometer with gesture detection
Distribute apps via Pebble watchapp store
Color options: artctic white, jet black, cherry red, orange and grey

iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5 or any iPod Touch with iOS 5 or iOS 6
Android devices running OS 2.3 and up, including Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and 4.1 Jelly Bean
Pebble does not work with Blackberry, Windows Phone 7 or 8, or Palm phones

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