Flip any watch right into a smartwatch (kinda)
Have you ever been eyeing your pal’s Apple Watch and wishing you had one in every of your very personal? Nicely, tech startup Trivoly has developed a solution to squash that burning jealousy. The corporate launched a crowdfunding marketing campaign for a newly developed disc of the identical identify which guarantees to show any watch right into a smartwatch. It’s made out of a skinny plastic and principally acts as a notification hub, vibrating whenever you obtain a message…or set an alarm…or add an occasion to your calendar. You’ll be able to management your smartphone digital camera and music by tapping all sides of the disc and it accommodates a coronary heart price monitor that syncs to native health apps.
Trivoly appears to fall in need of being a totally-fledged wearable (very similar to the Wena Wrist) because it is not a standalone product. Positive, you need to use the native app to “customise” your disc (change the colour it flashes if you obtain a notification) however you will have to commit the varied colours to reminiscence and nonetheless attain on your smartphone. The corporate says the system is absolutely operational and able to go, but the estimated supply date is February 2016. Whether or not or not you decide to seize a Trivoly, it appears like your smartwatch envy nonetheless has a number of extra months of life left.
[Image credit: Trivoly LLC]