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Sgnl smartwatch strap lets you take calls from your fingertip (and it actually works)Wearable tech etiquette might still be a bit of a minefield but Sgnl, a new smartwatch in a strap on Kickstarter, wants to add something new into the mix - taking phone calls with your fingertip. No-one with half decent manners would interrupt you with this spy/producer/DJ-like pose, look how busy and important you'll look.
Sgnl is the sci-fi gadget of your dreams - and this week's featured Kickstarter | Trusted ReviewsEvery week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the best crowdfunding projects around, so you know which ones to consider backing - and which to avoid. This week, we have Sgnl, a watch strap that lets you make phone calls through your fingertips. And our one to avoid?
Trusted ReviewsJoe Svetlik
Sgnl watch band lets you make calls using a finger - Geek.comDo you remember when Bluetooth headsets became a thing and everyone joked about how dumb we all looked talking on them? Well, that's nothing compared to Sgnl, a new smart watch band currently raising funds on Kickstarter. It transmits audio through your hand, letting you take calls by putting your finger in your ear.
A wristband and your finger can replace your phone, but you still need a phone to use itThe most exciting part of Samsung's IFA booth is also its most understated. Somewhere toward the middle of the huge, brightly lit hall are a series of tables showing off non-Samsung products, a perfect microcosm of the ways in which large electronics corporations are reaching beyond their own walls for inspiration.