The Pi Watch - A Programmable, Open Source Smartwatch!

A project in Fredericksburg, VA by SPLtd.

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The Pi (Arduino-Compatible) is a new kind of wearable. It's a diy smartwatch with a round display, touch ring, and a powerful CPU!
Backers: 171
Average Pledge Per Backer: $114

Funded: $19,430 of $50,000
Dates: Dec 19th -> Jan 18th (30 days)
Project By: SPLtd.
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Latest News

Keeping Tabs on the Battery

January 15th - via:
How many times have you been lied to by a battery indicator? We know how frustrating that can be, so we are building smart battery tracking into our software. To get an idea of the battery's total power, we put a constant load on the battery and... (Read More)

Library development!

January 5th - via:
Hey backers, we've been working on the library support for the Pi Watch! All of which you can find right here: We've just started to add a few of the first examples so feel free to take a look at those (they are in the PiWatch... (Read More)


January 3rd - via:
So, you have a brand new watch and a pile of LEDs, its raining and its Saturday.  What to do? Remote controlled LED ring, of course!  This is a fun little demonstration using the Pi's accelerometer and touch ring to control the lights via... (Read More)

Open Source?

December 31st - via:
What does it mean when you say your product is open source? For a device like the Pi, this usually means that the software source code is available to everyone so that they can learn, make changes, and create new software to use the Pi for their own... (Read More)

The Basics

December 26th - via:
In this video, we demonstrate setting the time and date, but the real star is the touch ring. Watch as we set the Pi clock. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Fun fact: The touch ring pads are multipurpose!... (Read More)

Happy Holidays!

December 25th - via:
The fun things you can do with this watch!  Do not attempt this without a Pi.  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 This is a three image rotation slowed down to about seven frames per second to get the candle... (Read More)

Pi Calling.

December 24th - via:
The form of the Pi watch is undeniably different. Today's update is all about function.The demo software is coming along nicely.  Watch the Pi make a call and change watch faces.The slight flicker in the lcd is due to the camera, not the Pi. This... (Read More)

Carbon Fiber!

December 23rd - via:
Hello backers! First off let me say thank you! Our campaign is off to a good start. There have been a number of requests to see the carbon fiber(paint).  What you see here is our second attempt at hydro-graphing the carbon fiber pattern and it... (Read More)

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