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Samsung's New Smartwatch, Galaxy Watch 3, Will Get Gesture Control Support

Samsung's New Smartwatch, Galaxy Watch 3, Will Get Gesture Control Support

The upcoming Galaxy Watch 3 smartwatch from the South Korean company Samsung can be controlled using hand gestures, according to XDA Developers.

The description of the new feature was discovered in the software code of the Galaxy Watch 3 Plugin app published by Samsung on July 24. After studying the published app, the developers have identified several features that will receive the new watch from Samsung.

The most notable feature of the Galaxy Watch 3 will be the support for gesture control. For example, to answer a phone call, it will be enough to clench your fingers into a fist on the hand with a watch tied to your smartphone (however, the call can also be accepted on the smartwatch itself, which will be equipped with a speaker).

Also, the watch will get a function for controlling falls, which can be useful for people with certain diseases or in adulthood. When this function is activated, the watch will track a sharp change in position in space.

After the fall, the watch will beep for a minute, during which the person will have to turn it off. If this is not done, information about the location of the fallen person will be transmitted to the appropriate emergency service.

The Galaxy Watch 3 smartwatch is expected to be unveiled at Samsung's August event.