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Hug Innovations: World’s first Gesture Control Smartwatch

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captureSmartwatches are indeed the smartest innovation of mankind. It is your mobile on the go – it has your contacts, messages, can take incoming calls, will allow you to make calls and also allows you to sync your calendar and organizer. What else do you need?

The startup system is known to bring in innovation in the market. Though smartphones have been in the market over few years now, the startup ecosystem could see potential in bringing in a more advanced version of smartphones. Hug Innovations is a startup that has introduced world class smartwatches.

The Hug Smartwatch comes with its own sleek, fun and intuitive interface that is designed to fit your lifestyle like a glove. An incredibly robust Asahi glass protects the 240×240 pixel, rich Transflective LCD display (it adapts to ambient light conditions). Coupled with an automotive grade PC+ABS resin case and IP55 water-resistant construction, it’s an open license to be carefree with your Hug Smartwatch.

The Hug Smartwatch is designed for easy everyday use. Weighing in at 46 grams, you barely feel it on your hands. Yet gives the power to your hands to express, interact, control and play without ever feeling weighed down. The best part? It is compatible with both android and apple.

The functions the watch offers include

  • Clock
  • Fitness and health
  • Gesture
  • Safety
  • Call and notifications
  • Music, alarm, calendar, weather
  • Find my phone

Features of the watch

#1: Health & Nutrition:

  • Under this feature, the watch gets you database of Indian food. Based on your food preferences, it suggests you yummy recipes
  • You can get your fitness terms as well. It has a unique Personality Adoption. Hug quickly recognizes nutrition intake, heart rate and other details to become your friendly wellness guide
  • It also helps you track your heart rate. By keeping a log of your heart rate in various daily life situations, the Hug Smartwatch gives you meaningful insights into how heart rate affects your lifestyle

#2: Personal Safety

  • It offers the users a personal safety net. With your prior permission, it reflexively reacts to threat situations and sends a distress signal to your close ones, not to mention nearby emergency services. The features can also be brought into action manually when your intuition sends an early warning
  • It also offers gesture activation where the Hug Smartwatch can also interpret a hand gesture as sign of trouble, for situations where your discretion is key. The gesture-based safety can be turned on and the quickest way to reach out for help

#3: Power of gestures

  • Control your PC, smartphone apps, electronics, virtual reality headsets, toys and home automation with the flick of a wrist. The proprietary gesture recognition technology comes with Contextual Intelligence, so the same hand movements can do different things depending on where you are
  • Make engaging presentations with your Hug Smartwatch, at the wave of your hand. Turn on and control lights, electronics and toys without leaving the sofa. Experience next generation control and interaction in virtual reality

#4: Fitness

All thanks to this smartwatch – Track distance covered, steps, calorie burn and more. Keep your phone handy so we can do better calibration.

Gestures is an important innovation of this watch. Take control of an electronic world with your own vocabulary of hand gestures. Hug comes with Contextual Intelligence that instinctively understands what you want to get done – turn up the music, dim the lights, play console games, switch presentation slides, or fly your remote-controlled helicopter like a pro.

This smartwatch has been brought to the market by Raj Neravati who has 17+ years of experience in the IT industry. Having worked in diverse industries, ranging from Financial Services and Insurance to Health Care, he is proud of his innovation in technology.


The team is currently located in Hyderabad and California. They are looking forward to expansion plans. The watch is, however, available for online purchase. It is priced at Rs. 9,999.00 and is available in the classic white and Midnight black colour.

Use the earlybird coupon to get a discount! So, what are you waiting for? Logon and buy the watch today. The product will be delivered anywhere within India in 1-2 business days from the date of order placed.






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