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Android Wear in AOSP/OpenSource?

19th March 2014, 03:57 PM |#1  
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Hello,
I just wanted to know if the Android Wear Project is also getting open source, cause we have so many Smartwatches that are allready based on Android (Gear, Moto Actv,...) so porting Android Wear over to them is not the hardest thing.

If you find something, please let me know!

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20th March 2014, 12:02 AM |#2  
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Yes, IMO a VERY important question that hasn't been answered yet.

I would be concerned that Google felt it was TOO open with Android proper and tried to restrict Wear even more.

If the current preview emulator is a good indication, then Wear is just another variant of Android. Many normal apps can run on it right now, though with issues. I tested my own app and it more or less worked, with a squished UI.


So I think a LOT of the Wear code is effectively already IN AOSP already.

But will Google release enough Wear specific code for custom ROMs to be built ? I very much hope so.
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That will be gr8
custom launchers
like wht devs did on galaxy gear (they installed nova launcher on it)
or using custom keyboard like minuum beside voice input.

system dump;
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Praying for a port of Android Wear for Galaxy Gear!!!!
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Praying for a port of Android Wear for Galaxy Gear!!!!

Prayer is the only remote hope you have, I think.

There are reasons Gears are going cheap now.

You really think Samsung won't take every opportunity to sell you new wearables, EVERY year at least ?


EVERY few months, new, "in fashion" designs.

Every year, moar cores, LOL.

We'll be overclocking on both wrists to keep our hands warm in winter...
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We'll be overclocking on both wrists to keep our hands warm in winter...

That's genius! Perfect winter accessory
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Android wear without wear
Couldn't we just built a custom android wear version which is based on one of the regular open source android versions? Like e.g. android kitkat with a special launcher and a way to display notifications similar to android wear
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