Google Announces Android Wear. Motorola, LG Unveil Smartwatches [video]

maxresdefault-2Android Wear, Google’s new wearable-focused software platform, was officially announced today. First stop, the smartwatch. LG and Motorola already announced their support for the platform. Jump over the break to check out Android Wear, LG and Motorola’s announcements in greater detail…

LG remains pretty quiet regarding its G Watch’s specs and other details, but as you can see in the picture below Google Now is present on the platform. On both watches, users will also be able to initiate voice commands by simply saying “OK Google”. The LG G Watch will be available ‘next quarter’.

LG-G-Watch-2Motorola also unveiled its Android Wear smartwatch, the Moto 360. Just like on the G Watch, Google Now is present on the Moto 360 allowing users to check the weather, flights or sports scores a breeze with the hands-free “OK Google” function.

The Moto 360 will launch this summer in a “variety of styles,” and sport leather or metallic bands.