Monday, July 30, 2012

Find: MetaWatch introduces Strata smartwatch on Kickstarter: 'iOS 6 made it possible'

The watches are coming!

MetaWatch introduces Strata smartwatch on Kickstarter: 'iOS 6 made it possible'

MetaWatch Strata"Watches aren't going to go anywhere. They'll evolve over time, but they're not going to go anywhere." When I think "smartwatch evangelist," Bill Geiser, co-founder of MetaWatch, is the first name that comes to mind. You might even call him the father of the modern smartwatch.

"Since I've been sort of in the front seat of almost every trainwreck in this business, I feel like I'm kind of one of the stewards of the category. I think it's important that this category actually sees success," he told me. Geiser isn't exaggerating: along with teammate David Rosales, he led a series of smartwatch efforts at Fossil over nearly a decade before spinning off as an independent company last year. None of Fossil's models (including several running...

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