An interface that scales Google Now down to something usable on your wrist, with endless possibilities driven by developers.

Google has officially unveiled Android Wear, an operating system specifically tailored to wearable devices, and with that comes some new usability and interface challenges. Working with small wristwatch-sized devices and sub-2-inch screens, you quickly run out of room for interfaces and information. Alongside the launch of the new platform, Google has given developers an early look at design guidelines for putting Android Wear on your wrist.

While the documentation is far from complete at this stage, we’re getting a pretty good look into what the interface will look like for Android Wear-powered devices like the LG G Watch and Moto 360. From the looks of it, you’ll be able to accomplish quite a bit more than you’d expect on your watch, and the design implementations seem both intuitive and beautiful. Read along and see how the Google Now interface scales down to a device that you wear on your wrist.


    



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