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Jolla Anchor - Bluetooth Gadget

asked 2014-02-25 14:04:31 +0200

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updated 2014-04-11 01:50:23 +0200

A MWC is now all about wristbands and other gadgets how about a Jolla Anchor?

It does not have to be as heavy as Tokyoflash's escape-c for the start, but what about a simple Speaker+Button keyring-clip like the Kensington's Proximo

The design could fit into a tag-charger-TOH (magnet + 5V breakout) and have additionally a microUSB dock for charging purpose or with a stronger magnet to have your keys stored (mounted). Faik charging is not that an issue as consumption of BT is rather low.

This does not have to come from Jolla itself but OEM one of the already available solutions.

Designing and manufacturing such comes cheap, the software otoh might need some more effort.

Software side could be activate-device-lock-on-connection-loss, camera-shutter, finder (chain beeps triggered from device, device beeps when triggered from tag), unlock device with NFC (writeable RFID), lock/unlock (button-press).

I like the idea of glasses very much, I myself wear glasses so it is not a big deal to include some features with it not as bulky as this


but also not at all without symmetry like google glass

people seeking for watches https://together.jolla.com/question/38420/how-would-a-sailfishos-wearable-look-to-you/

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answered 2014-04-11 05:46:19 +0200

updated 2014-04-11 05:47:05 +0200

Can I throw into this the answer that I gave in the other wearable's topic? The Nokia Luna is the shape of the ideal wearable.

The ideal wearable doesn't need a smartphone or an other device to be its parent. It has to be able to perform all the functions of on-demand and context-aware computing while also supplanting functions that mobiles do which they are a kludge at.

Since SailfishOS is a an operating system first, it should espouse to work with any open web services. Therefore, the wearable can pull a "use any one or a combination of web services" in order to serve the wearer (not consumer, wearer). Once those services are configured, then the wearable only needs to live in its shell when its charging, or when its driving another screen. The Nokia Luna, being a 2-part device fits this well.

I don't miss on the idea of kinetic charging because we also know that the ear is one of the better places to do things like stay out of sight, get vitals, and even be responsive. Using the body-movement factor as a means to push the right wearable cases.

If SailfishOS wants to swim... let's make our own currents.

The point is context-awareness, responsiveness, service versatility... not the shape of the wearable.

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