National Aeronautics and Space administration (NASA) has put out open call in Freelancer.com to design smart watch for AustraNaughts to contact with international space station.
its an open call for everyone. according to Freelancer.com already NASA receives 5 entries already. NASA Required features are to create wire frame images showing what apps would like while displaying crew agendas, warnings and alerts. communication status and various timers.The priorities are clarity on small screens, innovative representations of common data, and appropriate feedback to interactions.
There’s no agreement that participants need to have the development skills to actually implement their designs.the winning designer will be awarded US$1,500 (S$2,108). The contest is an initiative of the NASA Tournament Lab, a division of the Centre of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation, a branch that aims to bring technology and ideas from the private sector into the government agency.
according to Apple’s Instructions apple watch is impossible to use for their necessaries. so NASA looks for Samsung Gear 2 hardware is interesting,considering the common use of Ipads to run operating procedures on the International Space Station. Switching even small parts of the station over to a new operating system doesn’t sound like a small challenge.
NASA already revealed that it’s working on computerised glasses for astronauts, Earlier this year.