“A few months ago Thomas Bogner posted an iWatch mockup on Dribbble that looked like a marriage between a Nike Fuelband and an iPhone. It was an impressive concept that got a lot of people excited including myself,” Todd Hamilton, a San Franciscan user interface designer, blogs. “However, it had a major flaw: the orientation of the interface made it impossible to use.”
“I had some free time over the holidays so I decided to take a stab at the problem and create a more user friendly concept. I wanted to retain a slim form factor like the Fuelband and incorporate familiar UI components from iOS 7,” Hamilton writes. “It needed to feel natural on the wrist and look like something Apple would actually produce.”
“I started with a few sketches then worked my way towards a rough 3D mesh of the device,” Hamilton writes.
Hamilton writes, “I kept the band simple with a curved touchscreen display on the front. For physical controls I placed a single button on the left to act as the home button, and two more on the other side for volume controls.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If Apple’s iWatch is anything like that, Samsung’s POS stupidwatch tank is going to garner even more laughter than it already has (tough to believe, we know)!
And, oh yeah, we’ll take several iWatches, ASAP!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Judge Bork” and “Arline M.” for the heads up.]
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