Apple Watch is an opportunity for real innovation in Finance Apps.
The financial services industry has been dabbling with wearables for some time now. In retail banking, consumer orientated apps have been appearing or announced for smart watches and in the world of financial trading, companies such as IG have launched a trading app to monitor a “watchlist” pun definitely intended, buy and sell shares & track market conditions.
Our CTO, Colin Eberhardt has recently investigated the challenges for the financial app developer in this new environment. In his latest blog for Finance Magnates he discusses factors such as likely use cases, the synergies between the Apple Watch and the iPhone, the format of the watch screen and the design maxim of “less is more."
View the blog post here.