Pebble smartwatch announces SDK

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If you’re a developer that’s itching to create an app for the Pebble smartwatch, then you’ll be happy to know that the SDK will be coming out in the second week of April. However, the company announced that currently the SDK will only include tools that let developers create ‘watch faces’ and that they will not have access to the accelerometer or the ability to work on the communication aspect between watchfaces and smartphones.

To learn more about the SDK, check out this video posted by Eric Migicovsky, the creater of the Pebble watch, on the Kickstarter campaign which gives an update to the company’s progress thus far and what’s coming in the SDK.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Pebble smartwatch, check out the video below that was taken at CES 2013.

The company’s release of an SDK, even though it’s limited, is a shift in Pebble’s ideology of focusing mainly on production and now moving into the support arena and growth. It’ll still be awhile  though before production is finished and shipment goes out to the nearly 70,000 Kickstarter backers.

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