Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Moto 360: It’s Time.

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It’s time for a watch that looks and feels great and gives you the information you need, when you need it.

It’s time for Moto 360, a truly modern timepiece, designed by Motorola, powered by Android Wear.

The wristwatch has been through several evolutions since it first became a popular fashion accessory more than a 100 years ago. From mechanical to electronic movements, analog to digital faces, the wristwatch has been reinvented several times over, but the basic design has endured for a century because of its elegance and usefulness ‘at a glance.’ Our vision for Moto 360 was to celebrate that history as we reimagined the wristwatch for the future.

Moto 360 keeps you on time and up to date without taking you out of the moment or distracting you, telling you what you need to know before you know you need it through subtle alerts and notifications. With just a twist of the wrist you can see who’s emailing or calling, what time your next meeting is or a friend’s latest social post.

Moto 360 also responds to your voice. Just say “Ok Google” to ask questions like who won the Stanford vs. New Mexico game or what time your flight leaves, or to get stuff done like scheduling an appointment, sending a text, setting an alarm or taking a note.

Most importantly, Moto 360’s iconic design, featuring a round face and premium materials, feels comfortable and familiar on your wrist. It’s everything you need, with a look that you want.

Moto 360 will be available in a variety of styles globally in Summer 2014, starting in the US. To learn more about Moto 360 and stay up to date on product news, click here.

Posted by Lior Ron, CVP Product Management

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Media Note: To learn more about the unique design elements of Moto 360, join Jim Wicks, head of Motorola Consumer Experience Design, for a live Hangout on Air on Wednesday, March 19 at 1pm CT. During the Hangout, we will share more specifics on the unique design elements of the watch and answer related questions. To participate, you can register on our Google+ page here.

Developer note: We want to hear what you think! We can’t wait to see what great apps you’ll create for the distinct round face of Moto 360. Share your ideas with us here.

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