With smart watches and activity trackers battling for your two wrists, your digits may become the next wearable tech battleground. From NFC to LED engagement rings, this wearable tech round-up explores jewelry with a high-tech twist.
With 10 days left to go in their Kickstarter campaign, this NFC ring is designed to work with any NFC gadget to unlock doors and tablets or transfer data. Being passive NFC, it doesn’t require any batteries hence its slim design and the convenience of never needing to charge the wearable.
The design of the ring takes into consideration private and public data granted you don’t lose the thing.
Learn more about the NFC ring on their Kickstarter page.
LED Engagement Ring
Created by Ben Kokes, this DIY engagement ring is certain to win any geek girl’s heart. The ring is made from titanium and embedded with a copper coil assembly that inductively powers the LEDs when in close proximity to an induced alternating magnetic field.
Learn more about Kokes nicely done LED engagement ring on his site.
Once you propose to your lady, the perfect wedding ring may just be the Remember Ring to ensure that you will never forget your wedding anniversary. The Remember Ring heats up (literally) for 24 hours before your anniversary date to masochistically remind you not to forget the flowers.
Available in 14K white and silver gold for $760.
Sport Pulse Ring
The Sport Pulse Ring is a clunky fitness gadget passing itself as a fashionable ring.
I do like the idea of the ring that measures your pulse but once more Smart Watches hit the market this product may become obsolete. Regardless, for $16.99 via Amazon I thought it was a gadget worth buying to test out. Stay tuned for an update.
EyeRing is the most ambitious wearable of the group whose purpose is to assistant the visually impaired read or identify objects such as currency. EyeRing essentially is a bluetooth connected camera that links with a mobile app which analyzes incoming images and provides an auditory response.
Robotic Animal Rings
To conclude with my favorite, these Japanese robotic rings are just too cute. I must have one.