Google has revealed that it is rebranding its Android Wear platform, which was introduced in 2014. The company has renamed the Operating System of wearables and it will now be known with the name “Wear OS”.
The company shared this news on its official blog post and changing the name to Wear OS will make it ‘a wearable operating system for everyone’. In addition, there is a new website for Wear OS and the brand has listed the smartwatches that will receive the upcoming Wear OS update as well.
Google said that in 2017 every one out of three new Android Wear watches owners, were iPhone users, so the brand is changing the name to make the operating system for everyone. “We’re announcing a new name that better reflects our technology, vision, and most important of all—the people who wear our watches. We’re now Wear OS by Google, a wearables operating system for everyone,” said, Dennis Troper, Director of Product Management, Wear OS by Google.
The brand has also disclosed the list of smartwatches that will receive the future Wear OS updates. The list includes Skagen Falster, TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, Kate Spade New York Scallop Touchscreen smartwatch, Fossil Q Venture, Fossil Q Control, Fossil Q Founder, Fossil Q Marshal, Tommy Hilfiger HT24/7 You, LG Watch Style, LG Watch Sport, Hugo BOSS Touch, Louis Vuitton Tambour, Michael Kors Sofie, Montblanc Summit, Hugo BOSS Touch, Movado ConnectGuess Connect, Gc Connect, Michael Kors Access Bradshaw, Michael Kors Access Dylan, Diesel Full Guard, Emporio Armani Connected, Fossil Q Explorist, Michael Kors Access Grayson, Fossil Q Control, Misfit Vapor, Nixon Mission, and Huawei Watch 2.