Ringbow founders Saar Shai and Efrat Barit, have created a gaming accessory designed to be used with touch-based interfaces. They’re currently raising money on Kickstarter and are getting closer to their goal. The ring itself has a nice consumer-focused design. I just wish it was a little smaller and more discreet. Even so, it’s a nice first product and I’ll be backing them!
“Since touch screens are controlled with fingers, a finger-worn tool, specifically a ring, is the natural choice for complementing them. Operating Ringbow while using a touch device enables layers of functionality, countless new features and a much more efficient user experience.
The Ringbow gaming accessory offers a D-pad style button with 9 control-directions. It communicates via Bluetooth, lasts 4-6 hours per charge and weighs less than 200g.
You wear it on your index finger and operate the button with your thumb while at the same time using touch. Ringbow provides powerful capabilities and layers of functionality that are simply not available in today’s technologies. It multiplies the functionality of everything you do, helping you get much more out of your touch screen games, apps and tools.” Continue reading on Ringbow.com