Blackberry announced earlier this year that BBM apps will be available on Android Wearable devices. Thus, this will enable BBM users to communicate faster and more discreetly while on the go. On top of that, the users are able to access their BBM messages from their smartwatch without having the need to reach for their smartphones.
It is aligned to BlackBerry commitment to integrating new features and partners to improve BBM Chat experience. BBM in wearable technology is one way to expand BlackBerry’s portfolio in delivering options for users to easily access BlackBerry’s apps cross platform technologies.
BBM for Android wearables will be able to receive new BBM messages on the watch, showing the sender information as well as the message preview. On top of that, users also able to read the entire messages navigate among messages and dismiss notifications with a simple swipe.
Furthermore, users also able to respond to messages hands-free with Google Now or choose from pre-defined messages to quickly send a response. At last but not least, users also will be able to accept BBM invites from the watch without the need to access their smartphones.
BBM for Android Wear is supported by a wide range of smartwatches that runs on Android. After the BBM is installed in the smartwatches, all the features for BBM for Android wear will be available automatically and thus the users will be able to use it right away.