Apple Watch

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Apple Watch is a line of smartwatches designed, developed, marketed and sold by Apple Inc.wikipedia
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Apple Inc.

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Apple Watch is a line of smartwatches designed, developed, marketed and sold by Apple Inc. It incorporates fitness tracking and health-oriented capabilities with integration with iOS and other Apple products and services.
The company's hardware products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player, the AirPods wireless earbuds and the HomePod smart speaker.

Apple Watch Series 3

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The Apple Watch Series 3 was released on September 22, 2017, when the Apple Watch Series 2 was discontinued.
The Apple Watch Series 3 is the third-generation model of the Apple Watch.

IPhone

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Apple Watch uses a wireless connection to an iPhone to perform functions such as calling and texting, and can independently connect to a Wi-Fi network for some tasks.
The XS and XS Max feature an improved Super Retina Display with Dolby Vision and HDR10 support with the XS Max featuring a larger 6.5" display, improved cameras with Smart HDR, and the A12 Bionic chip. The iPhone XS and XS Max are IP68 water, liquid, and dust resistant which allow the devices to be submerged in up to 2 meters for a duration of 30 minutes, while iPhone XR retained the IP67 certification found in the first-generation iPhone X and also features an IPS LCD display instead of the OLED displays found in the higher end models. The iPhone XS/XS Max's IP68 certifications were tested using various liquids such as chlorinated-water, salt water, tea, wine, beer, and juices. Apple also announced the fourth generation of Apple Watch, the Apple Watch Series 4.

Apple Watch Series 2

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The second generation of Apple Watches was released in two tiers in September 2016 — the Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch Series 2 — while the first generation was discontinued.
The Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch Series 2 are the second-generation model of the Apple Watch.

Kevin Lynch (computing)

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Kevin Lynch was hired by Apple to make wearable technology for the wrist.
Lynch has been responsible for developing the software of Apple's smartwatch project, the Apple Watch, a device he demonstrated at the September 2014 Apple Launch Event.

Apple Store

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Initially, the Apple Watch was not available at the Apple Store.
Apple Store is a chain of retail stores owned and operated by Apple Inc. The stores sell various Apple products, including Mac personal computers, iPhone smartphones, iPad tablet computers, iPod portable media players, Apple Watch smartwatches, Apple TV digital media players, software, and selected third-party accessories.

Apple Pay

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The watch also has a side button which can be used to display recently used apps and access Apple Pay.
It is supported on the iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac.

IOS 10

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First-generation and Series 1 and 2 Apple Watches require an iPhone 5 or later with iOS 10 or later; Series 3 and later LTE models require an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later.
Similar to the feature on the Apple Watch, "Raise to Wake" wakes up the device when the user lifts it.

Force Touch

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For input, the watch includes a "digital crown", which can be turned to scroll or zoom and pressed to return to the home screen, and a touchscreen that features Force Touch technology, which makes it pressure-sensitive and capable of distinguishing between a tap and a press.
The technology was first unveiled on September 9, 2014, during the introduction of Apple Watch.

Activity tracker

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Apple Watch is a line of smartwatches designed, developed, marketed and sold by Apple Inc. It incorporates fitness tracking and health-oriented capabilities with integration with iOS and other Apple products and services.
The Apple Watch and some other smart watches offer fitness tracker functions.

Apple S1

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The first-generation Apple Watch, colloquially referred to as Series 0, uses the single-core S1 system-on-chip.
The Apple S1 is the integrated computer in the Apple Watch, and it is described as a "System in Package" (SiP) by Apple Inc.

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The first-generation Apple Watch, colloquially referred to as Series 0, uses the single-core S1 system-on-chip.

Smartwatch

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Apple Watch is a line of smartwatches designed, developed, marketed and sold by Apple Inc. It incorporates fitness tracking and health-oriented capabilities with integration with iOS and other Apple products and services.
On 9 September 2014, Apple Inc. announced its first smartwatch called Apple Watch to be released in early 2015.

Apple S4

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It features larger displays with thinner bezels and rounded corners, a slightly rounder, thinner chassis with a redesigned ceramic back, a new S4 64-bit dual-core processor capable of up to double the S3's performance, upgraded 16 GB storage, new options for watch face customization, and a new electrical heart sensor which works by measuring the potential difference between the wrist and a finger from the opposing hand into the S4 Module over 30 seconds.
The Apple S4 is the integrated computer in the Apple Watch Series 4 and is a custom-designed "System in Package" (SiP) by Apple Inc.

WatchOS

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Apple Watch runs watchOS, whose interface is based around a home screen with circular app icons.
watchOS is the operating system of the Apple Watch, developed by Apple Inc..

Inductive charging

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Apple Watch is charged by means of inductive charging, using a cable similar to the MagSafe cable from Apple's MacBook family of laptops.

Haptic technology

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It uses a linear actuator called the "Taptic Engine" to provide haptic feedback when an alert or a notification is received, and is used for other purposes by certain apps.
In 2015, the Apple Watch was launched.

Apple Maps

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Apple Watch's default apps are designed to interact with their iOS counterparts, such as Mail, Phone, Calendar, Messages, Maps, Music, Photos, Reminders, Remote (which can control iTunes and Apple TV), Stocks, and Wallet.
In the next year, Apple Maps was added to the operating system of the new Apple Watch, which was released on April 24, 2015.

Siri

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Rumors surrounded an Apple-developed wearable device back as far as 2011, which conceptualized the device as a variation of the iPod that would curve around the user's wrist, and feature Siri integration.

IOS 8

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During its debut, the first generation Apple Watch needed to be paired with an iPhone 5 or later running iOS 8.2 or later; this version of iOS introduced the Apple Watch app, which is used to advertise Apple Watch, pair Apple Watch with an iPhone, customize settings and loaded apps, and highlight compatible apps from the App Store.
The update included support for the Apple Watch, with the Apple Watch app on iPhone, providing App Store and configuration options access; Health with options for units of measurement; as well as lots of stability improvements and bug fixes.

Hermès

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On September 9, 2015, Apple launched a new subset of Apple Watch in collaboration with Hermès.
In 2015, Hermès partnered with Apple Inc. to produce the Apple Watch Hermès, combining Apple's smartwatch with Hermès's specially crafted single tour, double tour, and cuff watch bands.

Apple-designed processors

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Other changes include the digital crown incorporating haptic feedback with the Apple Haptic Engine and includes the new Apple-designed W3 wireless chip.
The Apple "S" series is a family of Systems in Package (SiP) used in the Apple Watch.

Heart rate monitor

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The watch is equipped with a built-in heart rate sensor, which uses both infrared and visible-light LEDs and photodiodes.

Apple TV

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Apple Watch's default apps are designed to interact with their iOS counterparts, such as Mail, Phone, Calendar, Messages, Maps, Music, Photos, Reminders, Remote (which can control iTunes and Apple TV), Stocks, and Wallet.
Since tvOS and watchOS are based on iOS, they have inherited many of the accessibility features of iOS and macOS and are compatible with Apple's entire product line including the Apple Watch as a remote controller for the Apple TV.

WatchKit

WatchOS supports third-party applications; a WatchKit app runs in the background on the iPhone as an application extension while a set of native user interface resources are installed on Apple Watch.
WatchKit is a framework provided by Apple in order to develop interfaces for Apple Watch applications.