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And now onto this week's gadgets from Digital Focus, the Spring Pepcom Event that took place in New York City, on April 6th, 2017.
We'll start with one of the strangest gadgets ever called Tapdo!
Tapdo is a way to turn your hand in to sort-of remote control. Here's how the company describes it: Tapdo is a smart button that lets you control technology with single-touch, personalized biometric interactions. Using a fingerprint sensor, Tapdo allows you to assign specific functions to different parts of your fingers, to control your music, dim your smart lights, and more. Powered by Bluetooth LE and equipped with vibration feedback for a seamless, intuitive user experience, And back to me. To my mind, you need one heck of a memory to use this fully. The company says you can control up to 23 functions on each hand by touching various part of the fingers and palms to the Tapdo. Seems like a lot to remember to me although you can help by selecting a finger for a device. Like choosing one finger to be your "music finger". Parts of the same finger can select songs and adjusting volume up/down. It's on Kickstarter now (4/13/17) and should be shipping final units in Fall, 2017. I was told at the show that the battery is not rechargeable, but it is replaceable and should power the Tapdo for about six months . The spokesperson at Digital Focus also said it will sell for about $108.00, which includes a belt clip and a wrist strap.
Demo Kickstarter Video: http://kck.st/2mA9eWy
Company website: http://www.tapdo.io/
Giz Wiz w/ more info about TapDo: https://youtu.be/d37o-leDXww
See or hear this show: www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1618 (Goes live late Friday, April 14, 2017)