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Myo Gesture Control Arm Band : Your remote control for devices you need

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Today we are
featuring a ground breaking tech gadget that has potential to change wearable
technologies as we know it. Myo Gesture Control Arm Band is a wearable gadget
that is designed to send instructions from user to device without touching it
by only using gestures. This gadget is made by Canada based company Thalmic
Labs. 

Thalmic Labs
Thalmic Labs

About Product

Myo Gesture Control
arm band is based on sensor technology that can detect electrical pulses  in 
your muscle and converts each gesture to a unique signal , that signal
then can be used as a control instruction to your device, that device could be
a PC, Mac, Android, iPhone , Drone , Robot or some other machines .

The Principle 

The Myo gesture
control armband senses muscle activity in bearer’s forearm and gives the bearer
touch-free control of technology with hand gestures and motion. The Myo armband
is one-size-fits-all, ages 12 and up. The Myo armband uses gesture-based movements
that are pretty simple and easy to learn. They’re based on five distinct hand
gestures combined with motion. This armband is lightweight, and it’s battery
lasts for atleast a day.
Myo Gesture Control Arm Band : Your remote control for devices you need
Credit Thalmic

 

The package includes

• Myo Armband
• Standard Micro-USB Cable
• Bluetooth Adapter for Mac and Windows PC Connection
• Myo Sizing Clips

Myo Gesture Control Hand Band Software Support

There are over 100
applications in Myo Market, the Myo armband gives you control of technology
from a distance, from games and connected things to presentations and media.
Entire application
suit is highly customizable , software supports variety of hardware systems
like computers , mobiles, Robotics, even Drones.

Myo Gesture Control Hand Band Compatible Devices

• Windows 7 and up
• OS X 10.9 and above
• iPad 3rd and 4th generation, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPhone 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, iPod Touch, 5th generation, iPad Mini 1st and 2nd generation, iPad Mini 3
• Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and up (device must have Bluetooth radio that supports Bluetooth 4.0 LE)

Cost and Availability 

This Gadget is available on Amazon.com and costs about  $ 200 , it’s available in Amazon UK , US and on Bestbuy.com , they ship it to India as well. 

About Developers

Thalmic labs is doing a great job in developing this gadget and related device, Thalmic has built a great community of hackers , programmers and enthusiastic people who just love to build and everyday people are coming up with amazing programs and utilities of Thalmic’s innovation. Thalmic is working in direction of building their market in Prosthetics , Medial Imaging , Entertainment as well . They are contributing in research area as well, and from the looks it seems that they have just scratched the surface of this great new innovation.  We wish more innovations like this should come into open source arena, if you want to develop your own program using their SDK you can here
How do you like this article, what are your thoughts on this gadget let us know in the comments below. 

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