New Nokia has always been interested in smart wearables and health related devices. Though an Android based smartwatch project under “HERE” team was scrapped earlier but a new job listing reveals that “Nokia Wearable program” is alive and kicking.
Deliver differentiating solutions in behavioral science area, including habit formation engagement and behavioral modeling
Create software components with other experts for Nokia Wellbeing solution in the areas of responsibility
Collect supporting scientific material for Nokia Wellbeing solution for the areas of responsibility (or correct the framework when science proves it misguided)
Develop content for Nokia Wellbeing solution in the areas of responsibility
Educate others at Nokia, especially in Wearables program in the areas of expertise
Couple of recent Nokia patents reveal an elegant smart band technology and many smart wearable designs. One of the patent talks about a health-oriented wearable band with ability to contract to enable proper contact with body to take correct health related data with help of sensors and and expand to provide comfort to users at other times. Another recent patent has many smart wearable designs and cool tech bits like hover interaction and notifications display.
Read the job listing here.