Why not video?

redman042

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Probably too much bandwidth required for the Bluetooth 4.0 connection.

Though if you want to view a video on your watch just for kicks, iMessage one to yourself.
 
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Oppressed

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Probably too much bandwidth required for the Bluetooth 4.0 connection.

Though if you want to view a video on your watch just for kicks, iMessage one to yourself.
Actually if you were to tether a device to you phone as a hot spot via Bluetooth it will stream video just fine.
 

redman042

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I can think of situations where I'd like that feature too, and if it's true that Bluetooth 4.0 can handle the bandwidth, then perhaps Apple will add it in a future OS version.
 

elemenohme

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If you start recording a video on your phone you can stop it with the Watch remote app. you just can't start recording, which is too bad. I would have liked that feature even if it didn't provide a preview.
 

M.Rizk

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Maybe you need to watch a video feed from your baby monitor, or home surveillance cameras? I use Dropcam and wish I had it on live the watch.

At least there is a dev who created a third party app offering a snapshot of the camera once every 3 seconds, so its good enough for now :) (app called Drip btw)
 
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