ORII ring turns hand into smartphone using bone conduction technology

ORII ring turns hand into smartphone using bone conduction technology

dubbed the ‘world’s first voice-powered smart ring’, the ‘ORII ring’ enhances bone conduction technology to transform the hand into a smartphone. unlike previous smart rings, such as the ‘MOTA‘ and ‘logbar‘, this gadget shifts away from the typical normalities within the field, opting for a screen-free communication. with its advanced technology, the wearable transmits sound through your finger to your ear, offering a stylish and spy-like alternative to answering the phone.

all images and video courtesy of origami labs



designed to become an integral part of your life, ORII paves the way for a more screen-free lifestyle while giving you instant on-the-go connection to your smart devices‘, says ORII CEO kevin johan wong. ‘our inspiration came from my dad who has been visually impaired from a young age. he set out to develop voice and text-based technology to help others like him and is a pioneer in his field with eight patents under his name. integrating the same technology used in hearing aids, ORII uses bone conduction to send sound discreetly to your ear, creating a device which allows freedom from screen-based interaction.



created by hong kong-based start up origami labs, the ‘ORII ring’ aims to take connectivity to the next level. users can make calls, send messages, or command a voice assistant, such as apple’s siri or google assistant, by placing their fingertip to their ear. as well, with its dual-noise cancellation microphone you can hear and talk in the loudest of environments. made from scratch and splash-proof anodized aluminum, the wearable technology integrates with everyday life being durable, lightweight and comfortable. additionally, the product is available in three different color options; matte black, sandblasted silver, and metallic dark gray.



origami labs’ ‘ORII ring’ is currently seeking funding via crowd sourcing. see here to find out more information about their kickstarter campaign.





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