GeoMonday the 4th – Developing location based apps for Gear; challenges and lesson learned

Gear_S_front_black_5Motorola, LG, Samsung, Sony, TomTom, Garmin, Apple and few more companies have recently launched or announced connected or smart watches.  While some people are still challenging the user benefits of a connected watch,  let ‘s look at the developer opportunities and challenges to deliver Location Services to a wearable with the example of the  “Navigator” app developed by HERE for the new Samsung Gear S.

TamerTamer Nassif is Senior Software Engineering Manager at HERE, a Nokia company and leading, building Local/international engineering teams (up to HC of 25) within North America, Europe and Asia. Working closely with customers, engineering, sales, and product owners, marketing and human factors (UX) to conceive, plan, design, develop, and deliver mobile/embedded and client/server software consumer product. He worked for and with the world’s top mobile handset OEM‘s and chipset makers. Delivered successfully on broad spectrum of software programs, products and services ranging from low tier (Emerging markets) to high tier (smartphones) products and consumer devices. Motorola RAZOR, Q9, CN620, DROID, BB Z10, BB 8920, Samsung Redwood Tizen, Gear S are examples of such products I worked or currently working on

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