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Android Wear Projects

By : Ashok Kumar S
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Android Wear Projects

By: Ashok Kumar S

Overview of this book

Android Wear Projects is your opportunity to step into the exciting new world of Android Wear app development. This book will help you to master the skills in Android Wear programming and give you a complete insight on wear app development. You will create five different Android Wear apps just like the most popular Android Wear apps. You will create a To-do list, a city maps app, a Wear messenger, Wear fitness tracker and Watch face. While you create these apps you will learn to create custom notifications, receive voice inputs in notifications, add pages to notifications and stack notifications. You will see how to create custom wear app layouts, the custom UIs specially designed for Wear. You will learn to handle and manage data and syncing data with other devices, create interactive Watch faces and also ensure the safety and security of your Wear apps by testing and securing your apps before you deploy them on the app store.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - WearRecyclerView and More
Let us Help Capture What is on Your Mind - Saving Data and Customizing the UI
Measuring Your Wellness and Syncing Collected Sensor Data
Let us Chat in a Smart Way - Notifications and More

Chapter 4. Measure Your Wellness - Sensors

We are living in the realm of technology! It is definitely not the highlight here. We are also living in the realm of intricate lifestyles that are driving everyone's health into some sort of illness. Our existence leads us back to the roots of the ocean; we all know that we are beings who have evolved from water. If we trace back, we clearly understand that our body composition is made of 60 percent water and the rest is muscled water. When we talk about taking care of our health, we miss simple things, such as drinking sufficient water. Adequate, regular water consumption will ensure a great metabolism and healthy, functional organs. Then new millennium's advancements in technologies are an expression of how one can make use of technology for doing the right things.

Android Wear integrates numerous sensors, which can be used to help Android Wear users measure their heart rate, step counts, and much more. Having said that, how about writing an application...