Will i am from Black Eyed Peas, owner of the company i.am+ introduced his new concept of smart watch that he calls “PULS” at salesforce.com’s annual conference known as Dreamforce 2014, The watch has curved touchscreen display. This smartwatch is powered has 1GB of ram and 16GB of inbuild storage capacity. PULS also supports SIM card and has facility of Bluetooth.
The best thing about Puls is it does not have to be synced with smartphone to send emails, receive calls or to send text messages. Puls has a speaker in it as well. with battery around the bracelet Puls looks more like a cuff than a traditional watch. it has GPS, Pedometer and Accelerometer. Puls is based on Android Operating System powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The Puls is working with O2 in UK and AT&T in US so it can connect to internet via 3G and WiFi.
The Puls also has Music streaming facility in it. It has voice assistance called AneedA which reminds you to wake up, contact people or events. It can also remember previous answers so user does not have to repeat them every time. Puls has it’s fitness app to monitor your health. After some period of inactivity Puls screen goes to sleep. The watch faces on Puls can be customized as per needs.
[box type=”note”]Don’t call it a watch: will.i.am says it’s a cuff. “Watches don’t have SIM cards,”[/box]
When using the dialer to make a phone call, for example, his voice sings the digits as you dial. The keyboard in Puls is small which comes at very bottom of the screen and was developed by Minuum, at starting Puls will come with music player, calendar, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and a phone.
[box type=”note”]“This is the beginning for me and more importantly there’s purpose behind it,” he said, adding that he’ll be able to tell kids that “this venture is proof that you too—we come from the same place—you just have to have vision and surround yourself with amazing skilled people to be able to do this type of work.”[/box]
Puls came up after hard work of two and half years with team of 35+ at i.am+ company. To put more efforts in it and make it top priority project Marc Benioff CEO of Salesforce.com gave inspiration to Will. The Puls is first wearable device which can track and quantify emotions, using a sensor that can detect your emotions just by listening to your voice.
[box type=”note”]“We all are moving to encourage kids in inner cities to take an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics),” he said in an interview. “And it’s hard because they don’t really have someone to model themselves after. Or they don’t know, with that STEM education, where it’s going to take them. So for me to tell a kid to take an interest in computer science and I’m nowhere in that field—that’s a tall order.”[/box]