Tool Summary

General Purpose Information
Year of First Releaseⓘ 2012
Platformⓘ Pebble
Availabilityⓘ Available
Licenseⓘ Open Source (MIT)
Hardware Control Information
Haptic Categoryⓘ Vibrotactile
Hardware Abstractionⓘ Consumer (Pebble)
Interaction and Interface Information
Driving Featureⓘ Time
Effect Localizationⓘ Device-centric
Media Supportⓘ None
Iterative Playbackⓘ N/A
Design Approachesⓘ DPC
Interaction Metaphorsⓘ N/A

Additional Information

The Pebble smartwatches contain vibration motors that can be controlled through the C API, now maintained by the Rebble project. On-off vibration patterns can be programmed using the Vibes API where the duration of each on or off interval is specified.

For more information, consult the Rebble project site.