As the name Wearable apps use for wearable devices and apple watch is the perfect example of a wearable device. Wearable apps directly run on the device which can also be integrated through the smartphone or other digital devices.
Introduction of Wearable apps
A desktop computer remains always at one place and a mobile device is always with us wherever you have to go. But, a wearable device can be placed at your eyes, arms and anybody organs as per device requirement. The wearable device gathers data, send and also execute other operations same as a mobile device.
Wearable apps are the next big change in this digital world, where all the apps will be integrated with a wearable device. Wearable apps are the same as Smartphone apps with customized designs and functionalities. Apple Watch, fitness tracking kits are the great examples of wearable apps.
Wearable apps are the same of smartphone apps that integrate with another digital device that can connect from the Internet. So, we can say that wearable apps developed with the help of IOT (Internet of Things).
Difference Between Smartphone apps and wearable apps
Wearable apps are almost same with its integrated device. But, there’s some difference between them, some of them are as:
1. Wearable apps differ in design and functionalities as per its integrated.
2. Wearable apps use the device specific APIs, such as watch apps use watch specific API whereas smartphone apps don’t need any device specific APIs. The mobile apps any APIs according to its usage.
3. A mobile app can work on some other relevant device such as tablets, smartphones etc. But, a wearable app work only on a particular device.