cicret bracelet turns your skin into a touch screen device
cicret bracelet turns your skin into a touch screen device cicret bracelet turns your skin into a touch screen device
dec 11, 2014

cicret bracelet turns your skin into a touch screen device

cicret bracelet turns your skin into a touch screen device
all images courtesy of cicret




a paris-based design company is looking to take the wearable devices trend to the next level with the visualization of ‘cicret‘, a bracelet that projects the screen of your smartphone directly onto your wrist. currently in the prototype phase, the wristband remotely hooks up to a mobile device and emits the interface onto the wearer’s arm, allowing them to read emails, play games, answer calls and check the weather on the surface of the skin.


a promotional video shared on the company’s site — amassing over 3 million views on youtube — shows the physical interaction between user and product: a person swipes, pinches and taps their way through various applications, communicating with their phone on their forearm. if ‘cicret’ becomes a realized product — a goal potentially made possible through a crowdfunding effort — the possibilities of use include underwater interfacing, the ability to answer a call when your phone is across the room, and gaming on the go.



the cicret bracelet: like a tablet…but on your skin
video courtesy of cicret app & bracelet

cicret bracelet turns your skin into touch screen
the arm acts as the screen, able to be interfaced with like a normal smartphone device

cicret bracelet turns your skin into touch screen
games on the go — a wearer plays an app on his forearm

cicret bracelet turns your skin into touch screen
swiping of the forearm allows natural scrolling on the skin

cicret bracelet turns your skin into touch screen
the design of the bracelet

  • Hmm cool bro, but does it work with darker skins?

    Charles says:
  • And What if I have tatoos on my arms?
    Also at daylight I bet it will be difficult to see the “screen”.
    How long does the battery will be working until it runs out? I think it would laste very few because this bracelet is so thin.
    The idea has a lot of potencial but lots of things to improve too.

    Dani says:
  • Do I need to shave my arm?

    KBW says:
  • Looks cool. They shouldn’t have showed the Angry Birds portion. You can tell that they edited that portion of the video. The guys finger swipes aren’t close to where they’re showing on the screen. You can see that it’s at the wrong angle.

    Will it work for people with hairy arms, like myself? I’d pass if I had to shave my arms.

    Bacon_Bandit says:
  • I can’t wait.

    bosrijk says:
  • Amazing concept but we are far from being able to realise this with either a usable battery life or at a reasonable cost (under £300).

    PJ says:
  • Sorry guys, but the video was faked. In some of the sequences with more motion, the screen moves independently from the bracelet or person’s arm. Unless someone has a better explanation, this will remain an entertaining and cool video of concept art.

    strflt says:

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