Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
krisi
User Rank
CEO
ring?
krisi   3/6/2014 10:03:17 AM
NO RATINGS
why ring? bracelet or watch fits as nicely but is larger so you can pack more hardware anf functionality

Alionto
User Rank
Rookie
Re: ring?
Alionto   3/6/2014 11:52:14 AM
NO RATINGS
Here is something silmilar:

 

http://www.wearfin.com/

 

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

krisi
User Rank
CEO
Re: ring?
krisi   3/6/2014 12:25:11 PM
NO RATINGS
how much do these gadgets cost?

Alionto
User Rank
Rookie
Re: ring?
Alionto   3/6/2014 12:54:07 PM
NO RATINGS
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
User Rank
CEO
Re: ring?
krisi   3/6/2014 12:55:24 PM
NO RATINGS
a hundred bucks is a maximum in my mind...fifty would be better...we will see how well they will do

amartin212
User Rank
Freelancer
Re: ring?
amartin212   3/6/2014 12:35:05 PM
NO RATINGS
But no finger gestures...

DrFPGA
User Rank
Blogger
Need one on each hand
DrFPGA   3/19/2014 2:59:16 PM
NO RATINGS
My guess is you will need one for each hand. Position sensing could give you some nice options for scrolling, selecting, and other commands...

DrFPGA
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Need one on each hand
DrFPGA   3/19/2014 3:01:27 PM
NO RATINGS
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..

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Need one on each hand
Max The Magnificent   3/19/2014 3:12:49 PM
NO RATINGS
@DrFPGA: ...one for each foot for Dance Dance Revolution...

I can imagine you now...



Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Want to Present a Paper at ESC Boston 2015?
Max Maxfield
8 comments
I tell you, I need more hours in each day. If I was having any more fun, there would have to be two of me to handle it all. For example, I just heard that I'm going to be both a speaker ...

Martin Rowe

No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
12 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Martin Rowe

Book Review: Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, Third Edition, by Michel Mardiguian. Contributions by Donald L. Sweeney and Roger Swanberg. List price: $89.99 (e-book), $119 (hardcover).