Meet The Eyecatcher: A Wearable That Combines Art, Fashion And Technology

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The Eyecatcher is a wearable device launched by LookSee Labs as a Kickstarter marketing campaign. A few of its ‘eye-catching’ features embrace a battery life that may final for a yr, customizable bracelet design, and an all the time-on e-ink display.
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LookSee Labs makes an attempt to mix the power of know-how with an individual’s particular person sense of trend into a singular wearable device that guarantees to look good on anybody’s wrist with its “eye-catching” design.

Aptly referred to as “Eyecatcher,” the device is a brainchild of LookSee Labs, a startup firm with headquarters situated in Oakland, California. The wearable, which is touted for its smart and enormous display in addition to longer than the standard battery life, is now launched in a marketing campaign at Kickstarter.

As of this writing, the marketing campaign already earned help from 230 backers and raised virtually $ 56,000 pledge quantity out of the $ 75,000 aim. The pledge quantity can go from $ 214 as much as $ 500 and better.

Kickstarter describes the “Eyecatcher” as a “smart bracelet that fuses artwork, style and know-how by displaying custom pictures, slideshows, app-notifications and breaking news.”

There are 3 design choices to select from which embrace chrome steel, white bronze and strong sterling silver. The bands are particularly out there in 3 sizes and in 3 totally different types.

In contrast to most wearables, the Eyecatcher bracelet has no buttons and as an alternative, relies upon on an iOS app for manipulation. After a profitable connection, customers can begin selecting an image to display after which download such selection into the bracelet. There’s additionally an option to add one’s personal photo or display sample on the Eyecatcher. Customers can even select from the pre-set patterns discovered within the wearable.

As for the battery, the Eyecatcher features a 100mAh micro USB rechargeable battery which is highly effective sufficient to permit the consumer to download and replace the display by as much as 8,000 occasions. On a daily use whereby the display is up to date no less than as soon as in each hour, the battery life is predicted to final a minimum of for one entire yr earlier than it requires recharging.

Whereas the Eyecatcher has been designed to be used by each women and men, there isn’t any denying that it caters extra to the extra trend-acutely aware feminine shoppers.

“We realized they weren’t enthusiastic about info,” stated Per Ljung, founding father of LookSee Labs. “Ladies needed footage, patterns – an emotional connection. So we made a jewellery piece and confirmed it, and ladies pulled out their bank card to order it.”

Different notable features of the Eyecatcher embrace an all the time on versatile electrophoretic display, Bluetooth Low Power connectivity to the iPhone, constructed-in memory to accommodate image slideshows of round 12 photographs, micro-USB port for recharging, and water-resistance.

The Eyecatcher Sensible bracelet is scheduled to ship in February 2016. Nevertheless, the schedule may also change since it’s a crowdfunding marketing campaign. A few of the elements that may trigger the delay embrace unexpected element alteration, unproven actual world efficiency of supplies, and unfamiliarity of a vendor’s credibility since there isn’t any historical past of collaboration prior to now.

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Source : Techtimes