Now here is a wearable device that will certainly change the way you view things — the Nuguna Neckband. This is no ordinary piece of neckband, but rather, it is an environmental awareness device that could very well be the first of its kind. The Nuguna Neckband has already surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal, and is more than ready to meet whatever orders that come its way. Specially designed for those who have hearing loss, the Nuguna Neckband is a device that is worn around the neck. Whenever there is a high-pitched sound that happens around the wearer, the device will alert them to the sound’s direction.
The whole idea of the Nuguna Neckband is to make the world a better place. Ergonomically designed and lightweight in nature, the Nuguna Neckband will sit comfortably around the neck even when worn for long periods of time. This is a far more attractive proposition to those who do not use a hearing aid, and yet want to continue to remain alert through the device’s sound detection and vibration signals.
There are two models of the Nuguna Neckband to choose from. The first is the Nuguna Neckband Off, or NNF-001, where it can detect high pitched sounds while alerting the wearer to their directions. The second is the Nuguna Neckband On, model number NNO-001, where it will work in tandem with a mobile application. This mobile app will allow the user to easily change it vibration configurations, receive alerts of phone calls, social media notifications, and even set an alarm clock using the device’s vibrations.
Apart from that, the Nuguna Neckband On can also be used on its own to independently detect sounds should the app be turned off, or when there is no available connection. Apart from that, the Nuguna Neckband On can even receive natural disaster alerts (earthquakes, tornadoes and others) depending on information provided by the USGS (United States Geological Survey). Pretty neat, right?