Android smartwatch maker WIMM Labs acquired by Google

According to GigaOM, WIMM Lab a smartwatch maker has been acquired by Google, apparently as part of an effort to bolster its own plans for wearable devices.In 2011, WIMM Labs released its first smartwatch that ran Android and included a platform for developers to code apps for it.

Further reports seems to indicate that WIMM Labs’ employees are believed to be working under Google’s Android team, reports GigaOM.
That would be a natural fit given WIMM Labs’ history with the platform and immediate eye toward building an app store that’s open to
developers.

What Google’s own plan for wearable devices actually is remains to be seen. Samsung is planning to show off its galaxy gear device based on Android in just days time, and Microsoft, Apple, LG, and more than a few others are expected to release their soon.

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