IT House January 26 news, Apple Apple Watch launched a dial called "Unity Light", inspired by African futurism, the hour and minute hands will emit light to illuminate the dial, there are two colors of red and green and black and white.
According to reports, the "Light of Unity" dial is designed with 2D ray tracing technology, which is the first time this technology has been applied to the dial. Each pixel on the screen simulates the light and shadow that falls on the dial, and the movement of the pointer reveals and blocks the light in real time, dynamically changing with the time of day.
The United Light dial can be customized to fill the entire screen or appear as a round dial, including black and white options, hour markers, up to four complications, and text imprint options.
In addition, Apple introduced the "Black Unity" woven single-circle strap corresponding to this dial, priced at 779 yuan, and is available in 41 mm and 45 mm versions.
According to reports, the Black Unity woven single-circle strap was designed by African-American creatives on the Apple team to express respect for the history and culture of the African-American community; its design is inspired by African Futurism, which aims to explore the development of African ethnic groups, and the art form is to show their science, technology and self-improvement. This product is a tribute to every generation of African Americans, whether they are recognized or not, and symbolizes a strong belief in making the world more equal.
IT House learned that the strap is colored from the Pan-African tricolour flag, made of 16,000 recycled polyester yarn filaments wound around ultra-fine silicone wire, interwoven using a precision knitting machine, and then laser cut to obtain a precise length, to achieve a tailor-made fit. It is soft and textured, and has sweat and water resistance. In addition, the strap buckle features the words Unique Black Unity laser etching.
Apple said that to celebrate Black History Month, Apple will recommend black-run stores, pay tribute to the innovative achievements of black people, and highlight the voices of black people through a series of exclusive content and condensed anthologies. Starting today, customers can also download a special edition of the Light of Unity dial and order the new Apple Watch Black Unity woven single-lap strap.
The annual Black History Month celebrates the achievements of black Americans in overcoming difficulties and celebrates the important role that blacks played in the development of American history.
The event was formerly known as Black History Week and was co-sponsored by historian Carter G. Woodson and a number of other prominent blacks. Since 1976, successive U.S. presidents have designated February as Black History Month. Other countries, such as Canada and the United Kingdom, have followed the example of the United States in designating a month for similar celebrations.