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Cicret demonstrated a working prototype of a smart bracelet, projecting screen smart phone on hand [video]
The French company Cicret presented a working prototype of the original smart bracelet that turns the user’s hand touch panel to display and data entry. The device promises a breakthrough in the field of wearable technology, allowing full control of your smartphone or tablet.
Externally Cicret reminds fitness tracker Jawbone Up. For design, using the integrated mini-projector and several sensors bracelet can be projected on the screen of the smartphone user’s hand and send all the necessary commands via a wireless connection.
It has built an array of eight proximity sensors, accelerometer, vibromodul, wireless adapters Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. In addition, a flash drive with a capacity of 16 or 32 GB, Micro-USB port and LEDs to indicate status.
As planned by the developers, Cicret will project the operating system directly on the skin. To activate / deactivate the device enough to shake your hand. A proximity sensors register the position of the fingers, allowing you to work with a bracelet as a traditional touch screen. Smartphone screen can be projected on the outer and the inner surface of the forearm.
Video demonstrating the capabilities Cicret, scored on YouTube almost 12 million views and a lot of comments. Although many users have expressed their admiration for the idea, they found a lot of arguments in favor of such a gadget that can hardly be established in reality. Nevertheless, more than 6 000 people have listed the money for the project further.
In an effort to dispel the doubts of skeptics, the developers have published the video, which shows the first working prototype of the bracelet. Clip is not allocated a special brilliance, but it is seen as a bracelet projecting a certain image, resembling a smartphone screen on the skin of the wearer. The image has a relatively uniform brightness and fading in daylight, and has no strong geometric distortion.
Cicret will provide an opportunity to receive and send messages and emails, surf the web, run the game and so on. It can be used in conjunction with a traditional smartphone to make voice calls.
The developer plans to release versions Cicret in different colors and waterproof. It is expected that the price of the device will be about $ 400 .
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