The fall is always one of my favorite times of the year with New York Fashion Week, new technology products launched and the upcoming holidays you can feel the excitement in the air. A new product that will only be available to pre-order September 1st through the 3rd on their Indiegogo campaign page is Omate ‘s Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch with Amazon Alexa Voice Service.
The Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch is the First Standalone 3G Enabled Smartwatch with Carbon Fiber Bezel Powered by Android and Amazon Alexa Voice Service. Omate launched their Indiegogo campaign for the Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch in December 2015 and was the world’s first two day crowdfunding campaign to raise over $240,000.
Finally the much anticipated Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch will be available to purchase but note the pricing of $199.00 only last two days and after September third it will be $349.00. Since the list of specs and capabilities of the Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch is so long below are detailed pictures showing all the Rise’s bells and whistles.
Starting tomorrow you could be the proud owner of the Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch but don’t forget it’s only available to pre-order for 2 days only and they only have 999 units so timing is of the essence. To pre-order or to check out the Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch’s Indiegogo campaign page click here.
Below is a great video of Omate’s Rise Limited Edition Smartwatch and the official Press Release. Enjoy!
Official Press Release:
Omate Announces the First Standalone 3G Enabled Smartwatch with Amazon Alexa
Seattle – August 29, 2016 – Today, Omate announced the Omate Rise Limited Edition smartwatch with the Amazon Alexa Voice Service available later this year. The watch will be available for pre-order Sept. 1-3, 2016 on the Omate Rise Indiegogo page for $199.00 and will start shipping in Dec., 2016. Starting Jan., 2017, the price will increase to $349.00.
The Omate Rise Carbon Fiber Limited Edition with Amazon Alexa will feature a number engraved on the nano SIM card back plate from 001 to 999.
Additionally, backers of the Omate Rise Beta Tester Edition will receive access to the Amazon Alexa service via a firmware over-the-air update by the end of the year. Omate Rise early backers have so far contributed over $240,000 in just two days on Indiegogo.
With Amazon Alexa, Omate Rise users now have access to a range of over 2,000 skills straight from their wrist anytime, anywhere. Through the Omate Rise smartwatch, customers can gain access to a myriad of information, control their smart home devices, and much more.
“It has been a fantastic experience working with the Amazon Alexa team to bring Omate supporters voice-experiences through the Alexa Voice Service. We are excited to welcome new members to the Omate community with the exclusive Omate Rise Limited Edition with Amazon Alexa.” said Laurent Le Pen, CEO at Omate.
“We built the Alexa Voice Service so companies like Omate could bring their customers truly magical voice-experiences,” said Aaron Brown, Director of Amazon Alexa. “We’re excited to see customers communicating with Alexa while on-the-go through Omate Rise later this year.”
Ting 3G nano SIM card embedded Omate has partnered with Ting to include a FREE Ting GSM SIM card with the Rise Limited Edition with Amazon Alexa. “This partnership is such a great example of companies focusing on what they do best,” added Michael Goldstein, Ting VP of Sales and Marketing. “Omate makes beautiful, durable, capable smartwatches. We make it easy and affordable for their customers to get those smartwatches online. I think the combined experience will be very popular here in the US.”
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Omate is a hardware and software company that designs wearable tech / IoT products. Omate is a 500startups backed company operating in Mountain View – California and Shenzhen – China. Omate offers a full turnkey solution allowing tech, fashion, watch, jewelry brands and insurance companies to design IoT and wearable tech devices “Powered by Omate”. For more information please visit: www.omate.com. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/omateofficial or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @OmateOfficial.