OnBeep Onyx: wearable communicator style Star Trek [Video]




Company OnBeep opened pre-orders for personal communicator Onyx, which allows you to create free group chat and communicate with friends and colleagues at any distance. The device works using a free application for iOS and Android.


Many of those who watched the space saga Star Trek («Star Trek”), a personal communicator will remember who wore Captain Picard on his uniform. With it, he was talking in real time with subordinates and receive important information about the state of the ship. Technology startups OnBeep released a device that in function and appearance is very similar to the same device from sci-fi series.


Onyx is a gadget to a circular shape, which can be attached to clothing, say, or shoulder bag. The device allows two or more users to communicate with each other in the mode of the radio: for messaging, you must press the button in the center of Onyx. The main body placed volume keys and mute. Special lights change color depending on the status OnBeep: blue – standby, green – there is a conversation, yellow – all muted. The gadget connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and works only if the mobile phone has an internet connection.


With the application, the user can create a network of several Onyx. Restrictions on the number of seats is not, although the developers say that when in a conversation at the same time there are more than 15 people, to engage in dialogue becomes difficult. Each network user hears messages from all participants. Although two people can create a separate conversation. In applications for smartphones seen where at the moment is each participant network.

Built-in rechargeable battery Onyx is designed for 12 hours of battery life. Recharging is via port Micro-USB. Sound is played through the internal speaker, but there is a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Order Onyx on the official website at a price of $ 100 ($ 195 for a pair of sold devices). Buyers’ communicator from Star Trek »delivered by the end of the year.

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