I think this is a first: drone monitoring via smartwatch! Kevin Hester, the Andropilot, is adding support for the cool Pebble smartwatch. It's a sunlight-readable watch that works with your smartphone. I've got one and love it. 

Right now it just displays GCS data and status, but some limited control from the watch may be possible, too. So cool!

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Comment by John McGrath on September 21, 2013 at 6:46pm

Comment by Jay Galleno on September 21, 2013 at 7:04pm

that's cool!

Comment by healthyfatboy on September 21, 2013 at 9:06pm

Oh my goodness. Another reason I'm glad I have this watch!

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Comment by Alan Sanchez on September 22, 2013 at 8:14am

Very cool! can't wait to try it.

Comment by Sean Tierney on September 22, 2013 at 4:12pm

This is awesome!!!  I have been looking for a cool use for my Pebble.

Comment by Kevin Hester on September 22, 2013 at 4:28pm

Hi ya'll, I just promoted the beta build which had this feature to general availability (1.7.13).  Please give it a shot.  This is just a little proof of concept, so a bit of a hack - the data appears inside the 'Music' tab on the watch.  If there is enough interest I or someone else will make a full native pebble app.

If anyone with a Pebble would like to own/extend this little Pebble app just send me a note and we can make it happen.  i.e. make the buttons work for vehicle mode changes/change what vehicle data is displayed on the watch.

Comment by Mr Gecko on September 23, 2013 at 4:03am

First there was the Garmin Quatix watch which allowed you to control the autopilot on your boat... now a watch to allow you to control a drone! Fantastic work :)


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