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Default The Wristify: a bracelet that regulates your body's temperature???

How friggin' cool would that be! The personal cooling (and heating) gadget is still in prototype, but it appears to have legs and could get built. According to CNET:

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"At its core, the Wristify concept is fairly simple. The device is equipped with technology that delivers warm or cool thermal pulses to slightly raise or lower your body temperature. Wristify's creators claim that modest, but quick changes in temperature on the wrist, an area of high blood flow, can make you feel several degrees cooler. The current prototype cools or warms the body at a rate of about 0.4 degrees Celsius per second."




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The latest update. "Coming soon to early adopters who join our mailing list." They are getting their prototype samples soon and expect to start selling later this year. I first posted about this nearly two years ago. Can't wait to test! - D

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Dear Wristifriends,
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Looking back, 2016 has been a good year for us at EMBR Labs. Our cooling & warming bracelet, Wristify, is getting closer to production, and we've grown as a company and as individuals.
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I'm happy to announce that we'll be receiving the first prototype samples from our manufacturer next month. *With the production progress that we've made so far, we're very excited to bring Wristify to the world in 2017.*
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In case you missed it, we also launched an online publication where we share helpful tips about environment,*mind, body resonance.*Here are our top posts of 2016:
Most read:*David on why he ditched the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit to meditate with his mother.
Most recommended:*Kristen on the awe-inspiring science behind goosebumps.
Most viewed:*Sam on why you should try dunking your face in freezing water at work.
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We design these posts to be short, entertaining, and actually helpful. To get in on the action, you can either follow our online publication*directly, or you can follow the post links that we'll be sharing*on Facebook.
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We hope that your holiday season will be filled with warmth and happiness.
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Fondly yours,
David, Kristen, Matt, Bob, and Sam at*EMBR Labs
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New update! They are building out their team. 3 interns (2 from MIT, 1 from Northeastern) and a marketing manager to come. -D

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Wristify is one major step closer to becoming a consumer product and in your hands. In the past month, Wristify graduated from "Prototype Sample" to "Engineering Sample."

In plain English, this means our next batch of samples will be the first produced on an assembly line. Bringing a hardware product to market is no easy task, and we've been working with a team of manufacturing consultants to make sure we're using best engineering practices as Wristify ramps up for production.

In other news, we also completed another version of the Wristify firmware, and our team has been testing it across many use cases to make it even better. It feels great so far!
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So Cool!
Me want it!
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That sounds pretty neat!
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I知 extremely excited about this product. I知 also a little confused. The first quote above says that it cools the core temperature. Everything on their site says it can稚 actually cool the body but, makes you feel cooler or warmer.
Ultimately so long as it combats my MS meltdown, I知 in and I値l probably want two. One for each wrist!
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More from EMBR (hopefully a tester will be in my future). While the new design isn't quite as trick as the prototype, I'm still optimistic. - D

Hey...we're getting close to launching our cooling and warming wristband.

We appreciate that you've been following our journey, and we're excited to let you know that our momentum is really starting to heat up 🔥.

We'd like to reward you for believing in this project early on. That's why we're inviting you to join our extra early-bird list.

"But I already joined your email list!"

True. But we're anticipating a lot of interest, and we want to give a special group of fans the opportunity to get the product first.

On launch day, there'll be a limited time window for early supporters to get an extra discount. If you add yourself to the extra-early bird list, we'll ping you before everybody else so that you can grab your cooling & warming wristband at the highest possible discount.

Add yourself to the extra early-bird list 👇
https://embrlabs.typeform.com/to/PH5...m_medium=email


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And more...

Hey there, we know you've been hanging tight.

Thanks so much for your interest in our cooling and warming wristband. We're getting closer to our launch, and we've got some awesome new product images to share with you.

Before you take a look, I wanted to quickly explain how we got to this point.

3 years ago, we set out to build the first wearable temperature solution that people actually want to wear. We knew that it couldn't include the clunky parts typical of other temperature control devices. No moving parts, liquids, fans, or compressors.

We built our wristband around the idea that it should include everything that was essential and nothing that was not.

Our goal was ambitious. We wanted to give people something that they wouldn't want to take off. It had to be sleek, yet comfortable. It needed to be iconic. We didn't want it to look like every other wearable device out there.

With that said, take a peek at our latest product images and learn about the key features they highlight👇.



The Lightbar

We designed the lightbar to be easy to control and intuitive for users. In standby mode, as it is shown below, the lightbar displays a blue to red gradient.

To activate cooling mode, simply press the blue side of the lightbar. To activate warming mode, press the red side of the lightbar. You can tweak the intensity of each sensation by pressing the bar in different ways.


The Wave Pattern

We've built this discreet pattern into the face design to allude to the experience. The product delivers warming and cooling sensations in waves.


The Magnetic Mesh Band

The band is adjustable and provides a snug fit across a range of wrist sizes. The magnetic end makes it easy to slip the band on and off.


We're excited about where we landed with the design, and we hope you are too.

Make sure you follow our new Instagram account for more product photos. We're releasing new photos of beta units out in the wild each week.
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New from the developers.... - D

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Wristify is now Embr Wave.
And it's coming this month 😲

Discover the launch date.

To celebrate the new name, we decided to give our entire brand a refresh.

Why would we throw out a name that earned the attention of Wired, Popular Science, and The Today Show?

Well, a lot has changed since my co-founders and I picked Wristify at an MIT pub back in 2013. Back then, our goal was to help building save energy by heating and cooling people directly.

It's now four years later, and our product has evolved so much. We realized that it is now a completely different species.

These days, we're focused on a new goal. We want to help you stay comfortable when you're feeling hotter or colder than everyone else around you. That's because when you're comfortable, you can take on anything.

We're excited to bring the Embr Wave cooling and warming wristband to you very soon.

Learn more about our launch date and the reason why we picked the new name

https://hackernoon.com/wired-covered...t-b4181fb31e49
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Hmm, now it is a Kickstarter Campaign. Ohhhkay. Wanted to pass along the update. - D

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Hey Dave, Embr Wave is launching 9.27 on Kickstarter...
After almost 4 years of product development, we池e ready to launch our cooling and warming wristband.

As one of our supporters, we're telling you first exactly how to get Embr Wave.

When and where can I pre-order Embr Wave?

Embr Wave will be available for pre-order on Kickstarter on Wednesday, 9/27. Since you're a member of our mailing list, we will send you an email with a link to the Kickstarter page on 9/27. We'd also encourage you to mark your calendar. We're anticipating a lot of interest.

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How much will Embr Wave cost?

Embr Wave will retail for $299, but we'll be offering a 27% discount to every person who pre-orders on Kickstarter. This makes the discounted price $219.

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Got any more questions?

We池e holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday, 9/26, during which you値l have the chance to ask us anything you want about Embr Wave.

Thanks so much for all of your support!

- David and the Embr Labs Team
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