Smart strap for Apple Watch will transform the hand into the phone [video]

Progress in mobile technology, it seems, knows no bounds. Innomdle startup has launched a Kickstarter campaign, in which he presented “smart” watch band Sgnl, allowing you to answer calls by simply putting a finger to his ear.

Sgnl can be used with the Apple Watch and the wrist of their normal counterparts or simply wear it as a bracelet. The main feature of novelty ā€“ the ability to transmit sound vibrations through the hand, which amplifies the sound when you touch your finger to your ear. Thus, no one else will hear. Feedback from the subscriber is provided with the built-in Sgnl microphone.

Technology is used in some smartphones on the market, in the embodiment Innomdle Lab also provides noise reduction system. Built-in battery provides the gadget with continuous communication within 4 hours and in standby mode ā€“ up to 7 days.

In addition to the transmission of sound Sgnl supports notifications from your smartphone, and built-in fitness tracker monitors physical activity of the owner. The smart band is compatible with the Apple Watch and other smart watches in the market such as Samsung Gear and Pebble. Models are available in black, white and blue design.

The creators Sgnl successfully reached the goal of $50 000 for the first 4 hours, after 16 hours were collected for 200% of the planned amount, and the project is now over $200 000. The cost of the device after the start of sales will be $140. Delivery of “smart” band will begin in February 2017.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! Iā€™m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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