Fitbit is currently the world’s bestselling wearabletech-maker and it plans on extending its reach by confirming that it is buying the inventions that power Pebble’s smartwatches.
Fitbit however, does not get any of Pebble’s products included in the deal, pebble has said work on several crowdfunded devices that have yet to be made has been cancelled and that it would try and refund backers of the Time 2, Core and Time Round gadgets by March 2017.
The bad news for pebble users doesn’t end there as the company also warned those who already owned its gear to expect less support. “We don’t expect to release regular software updates or new Pebble features,”
Pebble said in a statement on its most recent Kickstarter campaign page. “Our new mission will focus on bringing Pebble’s unique wearables expertise to future Fitbit products.”