O6: “smart tablet to control iPhone and iPad [video]
Startup Lab introduces Fingertips device A6, designed for remote control of a smartphone. A device with a button, a rotating ring, an accelerometer and a microphone allows you to perform a number of tasks on your smartphone without looking at the display.
The developers propose to carry on the A6 hand as a bracelet or attached with a magnetic clip on clothes or in the car. To control the accessory using the voice, in addition the device has four navigation keys and scroll wheel. The built-in accelerometer allows you to read the moving “pills” in the air.
The device allows you to listen to emails, make calls, reply to messages, control music playback without touching the smartphone. To iPhone device is connected via Bluetooth. Built-in rechargeable battery provides up to 10 days of work in offline mode. Special companion app allows you to not be distracted by the phone while driving.
A6 supports only iPhone and iPad. In the future the developers plan to release a separate model for Android devices.
Fingertips Lab raises funds for mass production of devices at the site Kickstarter. If the developers will be able to collect the required amount, then the device will go on sale for about $150.