SmartWatch Design Fundamentals

WatchFace Design for Samsung Galaxy SmartWatches

Authors: Jackson, Wallace

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  • Learn the fundamental of smartwatch design in this unique and compact book
  • Understand digital image and animation file formats and data footprint optimization
  • Build a production pipeline utilizing Galaxy Watch Designer 1.60
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About this book

Gain concepts central to smartwatch design, editing and animation correction using the popular open source Galaxy Watch Designer software package. This visual guide builds upon the essential concepts of smartwatch design, decoration, digital imaging, animation, function integration, and visual effects, and gets more advanced as chapters progress, covering which digital new media file formats (JPEG, PNG, GIF, etc.) are best for use with smartwatch design.
Smart Watch Design Fundamentals also covers key factors in the data footprint optimization work process, designing and optimizing animation assets, and why these optimizations are important. Additionally, the book covers other advanced topics such as how to provide free smartwatch faces for the first few days on the smartwatch store, and how to post watchface designs for sale in the store.
What You'll Learn:

  • Create a smartwatch design and visual effects pipeline
  • Gain knowledge of the concepts behind smartwatch design
  • Work with resolution, aspect ratio, animation, and color depth
  • Use smartwatch design components such as ticks, numerals, feature markers, dates, etc. 
  • Optimizing digital image asset data footprint to create small smartwatch design file sizes

Who This Book Is For:This book is primarily for smart watch and fashion designers.

About the authors

Wallace Jackson is a seasoned multimedia producer for International Device Manufacturers as well as an Author for Apress covering Open Source, Software Development, Game Development and New Media content development.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Smartwatch Design History, Concepts, Terms, and Installation

    Pages 1-32

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  • Smartwatch Design Assets: Acquisition, Concepts, and Terms

    Pages 33-65

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  • Smartwatch Design Considerations: Watch Face Types

    Pages 67-96

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  • Smartwatch Design Considerations: Watch Face States

    Pages 97-122

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  • Smartwatch Design Motion Assets: Watch Face Animation

    Pages 123-153

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Buy this book

eBook 26,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4369-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 34,31 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4368-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
SmartWatch Design Fundamentals
Book Subtitle
WatchFace Design for Samsung Galaxy SmartWatches
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Wallace Jackson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-4369-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-4369-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-4368-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 446
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 345 illustrations in colour
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