If you have loved how Skype works on Apple Watch, then here is what you have been waiting for. Skype has arrived for Android Wear as well.
Messenger for Wearable Platform
In its latest avatar, the video calling service is now available for the Wearable Platform.
As smartwatches ascend the technology gadgetry, the demand to include skype on the same has been finally been answered. Apple Watch received it own lately.
Skype for Apple Watch
Users will be able to use Skype with their Apple Watch, when they have version 5.12.2 running on the iPhone.
The features that are then available on the Apple Watch include, responding to notifications. Users can also pre-define short answers and use single emoticons.
Additionally, the voice-to-text feature will also be available. Users can respond to incoming calls with hand-off to iPhones. Users can the look-up unread messages and respond quickly to them, before moving ahead to next message. Another feature includes sending new messages to contacts, via the Favorites option.
Android Wear Watch
The entire fun of Android Wear Watch doubles when you have Skype on it. You can quickly view notifications, messages and respond to them using pre-written responses. Another feature that can be used is the voice-to-text feature. Then, there is another feature, emojis.
Emojis can be your artistic expression. The app quickly recognizes doodles of emoticons. Squiggles on the watchface are now recognized by the app.
The latest update to the app, allows users to take calls on the watch itself. It will allow users to transfer calls to your phone. Additionally, one can be hands-free if you use a headset or connect to a Bluetooth. The Android Wear which can be specifically used with Skype is – Moto 360, LG Watch Urbane, Huawei Watch as well as ASUS ZenWatch. Other Android Wear too is expected to support the download, even beyond the official list of devices noted on the list.
As the world becomes more about connected gears, Skype cannot be far from them. Skype unique capabilities are its cross-platform use. True to its vision, Skype continues to be updated and perfected for the Internet of Things.