According to the listing, Google is trying to find a VP to steer its wearables team and one in every of the responsibilities includes overseeing the planning, development and cargo of all Google's wearable merchandise. The candidate would even be needed to “develop innovative devices addressing a broad spectrum of uses, features, and worth points.” The listing goes on to state that the candidate can collaborate with the senior leadership team for Google Hardware and can even be needed to develop “multiple next-generation wearables merchandise.”
Whenever this position is stuffed, we have a tendency to may well be observing multiple wearable devices from Google within the not-so-distant future. this might embrace smartwatches, fitness trackers or perhaps each. The second job listing is for a Wearables style Manager, who'll be chargeable for the particular look and feel of the wearable.
Google does not have any expertise building smartwatches, that is why in Gregorian calendar month the Mountain read company affected a influence Fossil for $40 million (roughly Rs. 280 crores) for his or her holding for smartwatches. Wear OS continues to be means behind Apple's watchOS in terms of marketshare, therefore this might be Google finally taking matters into its own hands to right the ship.
We started hearing rumours round the middle of last year that Google would possibly launch its own component smartwatch, however, in Sep, the corporate set those rumours to rest. Of late, LG, Huawei, and Fossil square measure most likely the highest 3 makers systematically churning out new Wear OS smartwatches. Google's wearables platform conjointly got a lift recently with its recent ‘H Update' and Qualcomm's new flower Wear 3100 mobile platform designed for smartwatches.
We can anticipate to subsequent wave of updates to Wear OS at this year's Google I/O in might and if we're lucky, we'd get a teaser of a Google-branded smartwatch too.