Will your Apple Watch program YOU? - CNN

Will your Apple Watch program YOU? - CNN

One of the most awaited features of Apple Watch will be its "taptic" engine, a sensory feedback tool derived from gamer joystick technology that allows for personalized tapping vibrations -- a "Yo"-like blip for a work pal or an echo of your own... Of course, your intended recipients will need their own Apple Watch to "feel" your greeting. Taptic wrist vibes can also carry a purpose -- reminding you to pick up a carton of eggs on your way home from work, or delivering an insistent flick from a client demanding a call-back. All of us are accustomed to electronic signals -- an alarm clock in the morning or a pop-up calendar invite on your phone. As an accessory, smart watches are perfect for new spatial positioning technology, such as Apple's iBeacon , which can triangulate a user's exact location inside a building and allow targeted messaging when deployed in, say, a supermarket. He wrote: "Imagine walking into a grocery store with a shopping list on your watch, which knows your location so precisely that it can plot a route through the store, saving you the frustration of wandering from aisle to aisle, wondering where...

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