Build Your Own Fully Customisable Smartwatch

Build Your Own Smartwatch for Under $US125

If the current crop of smartwatches just isn't of interest to you, the custom route may be more your style. Eschew all the big brands and build your own smartwatch from off-the-shelf components.

To build this open source smartwatch, you'll need a fine-point soldering iron, 3D printer (or access to one), and some breakout boards and components. When finished, you'll have a unique smartwatch that will display notifications from your smartphone and is fully customisable based on your own specs.

This Arduino based device is the brainchild of Jonathan Cook, who shares complete instructions for building and printing his watch at oswatch.org.

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