In 2013 1 company called Logbar began to develop a smart ring that might be able to control a series of everyday activities, such as lights and appliances, and to perform more complex functions involving payments. Recently the company has created a Kickstarter campaign to take the final step towards the marketing of the product and, having gotten the money necessary, prepares to enter the market.
Missing a month to the end of the campaign in collaborative funding site, the Logbar raised more than asked. The company needed $250,000, but it’s the $438,000, coming from more than 2600 people. Why so many people got interested? Because the ring, the device seems to be as good as promise.
The user can control television, house lights, applications and a number of other things. Also to write texts only drawing the letters in the air; to open an app, for example, simply imitate the camera icon with your finger. The ring also issues alerts bright and vibrates when the user receives notifications.
The battery can handle 1000 gestures before needing to be recharged. For now, the ring system is only compatible with Android and iOS, but a version for Windows Phone is on its way.
The ring will cost less than $200 in InternetAges and starts to be delivered in July. Some people who have donated money to the campaign on the Kickstarter will receive the device a month before as a form of reward. There is a fee of $15 for orders placed outside of the United States, namely, Brazilians can also acquire a unit. To learn more, click here.