Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Briefly: Dash fitness headphones, Nex Band pre-order

updated 04:57 pm EST, Sat February 15, 2014

Dash Bluetooth earbuds offer water-resistance, fitness tracking

Bragi's wireless "smart" headphone set, The Dash, has wildly surpassed its Kickstarter goal of $250,000, with 43 days still remaining in its fundraising campaign. The Dash wireless smart headphones are in-ear, and offer audio playback with the ability to store up to 1,000 songs in its embedded 4GB song player.



Using a Bluetooth connection, the headphones are capable of audio playback, including receiving calls. The Dash also has the ability to track fitness activity, and can track movements like pace, steps, cadence and distance.

Heart rate, oxygen saturation and energy spent are measured, and its on-device touch-sensitive surface allows for accessible control of audio and activity tracking information. The product is expected for October of this year, with the lowest "pre-order" pledge currently available being $200.

Customizable wearable tech 'Charm Bracelet' offers fitness tracking and gaming possibilities

Mighty Cast has recently announced its upcoming modifiable wearable-technology device, the Nex Band. Worn as a wristband, the Nex allows its users to select customizable "Mod" charms that -- while physical in nature -- also provide mobile digital functions that accommodate later expansion. Mods can be inserted in one of its five notches, either as simply decorative pieces or functional action-based components.

Its built-in sensors and multicolor LED lights can perform fitness tracking features, or send simple color-coded light messages to another Nex Ban user. New mods will be priced at $10 per 'charm', with pre-order pricing for the Nex Band is $50, half of its future retail value.




By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. auto_immune

    Dedicated MacNNer

    Joined: 05-29-08

    The Dash looks almost exactly like the Motorola H9.

    My H9 was a great product until the battery got older - now will only last 20 to 25 minutes at most - and no way to replace the battery


    Is the design close enough to be infringing?

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News