With Ring we will control everything with gesture (Video)
In recent months, the category of wearable electronics is experiencing a kind of boom – Market reached dozens of new products, and many more are in development. One of the most successful products to the latest gadgets proved clever clock Pebble, which started as a project at Kickstarter. He managed to strike a balance between design, functionality, price and compatibility and it helped him to have.
Thakur Yoshida tries to replicate the success of project Pebble Ring. This widget is a ring-shaped, which will allow driving of various compatible devices (including home appliances) only with a gesture. The ring used to connect technology Bluetooth LE and there is only one button in the form of touch sensors. He must touch before gestured with his finger on which the device is located. The gadget will record movement and translate it in the control command. Any compatible device will have a different set of commands and they can not be edited. For notifications to the user using vibration and LED indicator.
Thanks to the Bluetooth LE Ring can accurately captures the movement and even can be used to enter numbers and text. The developers have even thought of payment system with the ring that works with GPS or iBeacon, and it will be provided API for developers who want to create different applications for the ring. The time now is ensure compatibility with iOS 7 and Android 4.4 or later, and soon will be maintained and Windows Phone. The gadget has a built-in battery in about 1000 gesture.
Kickstarter project aims at collecting 250,000 dollars for its implementation, but borrowed money for over 700 000 dollars. Since the end of the campaign there are 23 days, most likely it will be able to raise more funds. If you want to support the design, you can get the ring for $165 or for $185 if inventory items first price run.