X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Geek Makes 3D-Printed Bluetooth “Smart Ring”

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

There are lots of Bluetooth wearables on the market today that are designed to interface with your smartphone. Most of them are bracelets or watches these days. One geek has created his own wearable device using a 3D printer and some maker skills.

ring-bt-1zoom in

Created by Kevin Bates, the Bluetooth Smart Ring is capable of displaying the time, custom animations, and notifications. It has a body printed from a 3D printer that is packed with electronics gear including a 64×32 monochrome OLED display and touch button. The brain of the device is a NRF51822 chipset and an ARM-M0 embedded processor running at 16MHz.

The ring has 256k of storage and 16k of RAM. The developer says that is more RAM than your typical Arduino even though it sounds like very little. Power comes from a 40mAh lithium polymer battery good for about four hours of use.

[via Arduboy]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



More from Awesomer Media...

Giant Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Giant Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ape with a Hand Saw

Ape with a Hand Saw

2018 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Gets More Everything

2018 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman Gets More Everything

Challenger SRT Demon Goes on a Diet

Challenger SRT Demon Goes on a Diet

Bandai S.H. Figuarts Doctor Strange Action Figure

Bandai S.H. Figuarts Doctor Strange Action Figure

Mezco Thundercats Mega Scale Lion-O and Mumm-Ra Action Figures

Mezco Thundercats Mega Scale Lion-O and Mumm-Ra Action Figures

Advertisement