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3/5/2014 03:50 PM EST
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krisi
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ring?
krisi   3/6/2014 10:03:17 AM
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why ring? bracelet or watch fits as nicely but is larger so you can pack more hardware anf functionality

Alionto
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Re: ring?
Alionto   3/6/2014 11:52:14 AM
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Here is something silmilar:

 

http://www.wearfin.com/

 

A ring? Maybe something to do with the ability to recognize more gestures?

krisi
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krisi   3/6/2014 12:25:11 PM
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how much do these gadgets cost?

Alionto
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Alionto   3/6/2014 12:54:07 PM
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The fin is promised to be available at about 100 dollars each...

The fin is also crowdfunded:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fin-wearable-ring-make-your-palm-as-numeric-keypad-and-gesture-interface


I think the technology of the gadget in the article and the fin are similar.

krisi
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krisi   3/6/2014 12:55:24 PM
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a hundred bucks is a maximum in my mind...fifty would be better...we will see how well they will do

amartin212
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Re: ring?
amartin212   3/6/2014 12:35:05 PM
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But no finger gestures...

DrFPGA
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Need one on each hand
DrFPGA   3/19/2014 2:59:16 PM
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My guess is you will need one for each hand. Position sensing could give you some nice options for scrolling, selecting, and other commands...

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DrFPGA   3/19/2014 3:01:27 PM
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and then one for each foot for Dance Dance Revolution. Can't wait till we get some flash mob DDR dance-offs in time square. Should be their first commercial during the next superbowl..

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Max The Magnificent   3/19/2014 3:12:49 PM
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@DrFPGA: ...one for each foot for Dance Dance Revolution...

I can imagine you now...

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