Mobvoi, a Startup Backed by Google™, Introduces TicWatch E and TicWatch S to the Australian Market.
These smartwatches powered by Wear OS by Google™ embody the latest technologies in wearable software and hardware development.
Mobvoi Inc., a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company backed by Google and Volkswagen has launched TicWatch E (Express) and TicWatch S (Sport) to the Australian market. Both watches have intuitive user interfaces that give users access to Google Play’s™robust wearable app ecosystem which includes apps for fitness tracking, productivity, sleep monitoring, music streaming and more.
Both smartwatches’ hardware features include having a water and dust resistance rating of IP67, and all the essential sensors that enable health and fitness features, such as a heart-rate monitor, accelerometer, and GPS. TicWatch E features a unique translucent casing design while TicWatch S is tailored for an active lifestyle with breathable watch bands that minimise sweat and that are embedded with GPS sensors to greatly improve its positioning accuracy.
Besides their functional utility, both watches won design awards with TicWatch E winning a 2016 Good Design Award and TicWatch S winning a 2017 IF Design Award. TicWatch E and S serve to expand the TicWatch line-up and offer a watch for every lifestyle out there, while still at extremely affordable prices.
“For us, it’s always been about our community of users and the amazing feedback they give us.” explained Zhifei Li, CEO and Cofounder of Mobvoi. “TicWatch E and S represent our response to that feedback and features the latest in smartwatch technologies while maintaining our commitment to affordable pricing.”
Mobvoi is setting themselves apart in the smartwatch industry through award-winning design, affordable pricing, engagement with their user community and its designation as an official Wear OS by Google partner.
“Google is committed to providing a wide variety of Android Wear smartwatches that allow people to wear what they want,” said David Singleton, Vice President of Android Engineering, Google. “We’re excited for the addition of Mobvoi’s full-featured smartwatch products to the collection, offering users with unique experiences at competitive prices.”
*Google, Wear OS by Google, Google Play, Android and Android Wear are trademarks of Google Inc. Wear OS by Google works with phones running Android 4.4+ (excluding Go edition) or iOS 9.3+. Supported features may vary between platforms and countries.
Mobvoi is an innovative AI tech company with in-house core technologies in the areas including speech recognition, natural language understanding, vertical search, etc. Their products include the TicWatch line of smartwatches, the TicHome Mini smart speaker and TicPods Free true wireless earbuds. The Beijing-based Chinese startup has announced six rounds of financing, including Sequoia, Zhenfund, SIG, Google, and Volkswagen Group.
Mobvoi formed strategic partnerships with Android Wear™ (now Wear OS by Google) in 2015 and with automobile giant Volkswagen in 2017. Mobvoi is dedicated to redefining the next generation of human-machine interaction by bringing hardware/software integrated products into people’s daily life with a strong AI-centered approach.