The Tech Panda takes a look at recently launched gadgets & apps in the market.
FinTech: AudioCube™, a multi-lingual payment alert audio mechanism
Proxgy (Everywhere as a Service Private Limited), an IoT (Internet of Things) technology startup from India, has forayed into the Fintech space with the launch of its latest product line named AudioCube™, a multi-lingual payment alert audio mechanism with ad network integration for merchants and retailers, that acts as a real time transaction settlement system irrespective of the payment gateway.
Pulkit Ahuja, Founder & CEO of Proxgy said “AudioCube is our latest IoT solution designed to revolutionize the banking and fintech landscape in India. With its advanced features, customization options, and industry partnerships I am positive that AudioCube will deliver an unparalleled user experience while prioritizing data security and compliance for the Fintech players.”
- Available in 120 cities across India, 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled AudioCube™ is dust tolerant, supports 24 Indian languages and has multiple customization options including a dynamic QR with a LED display, a thermal printer, an ad network integration and dual screens.
- It comes with up to 3 days of battery life with Type C fast charging. AudioCube proudly represents Indian innovation and manufacturing, showcasing the nation’s technological prowess and commitment to self-reliance.
- It simplifies the integration of payment gateway android applications by consolidating multiple applications onto a single Soundbox. This streamlines operations and reduces the need for multiple sound boxes for each payment gateway.
Neckbands: Sporto NEOM, Sporto Mighty & Sporto 2
Hearmo, a smart wearable and hearable lifestyle brand, unveiled its new lifestyle range of premium neckbands: Sporto NEOM, Sporto Mighty & Sporto 2. These advanced neckbands are designed to deliver an exceptional audio experience, catering to the evolving needs of tech-savvy consumers.
Mahendra D Jangir, Founder & CEO of Hearmo, said, “At Hearmo, our vision is to enrich lives by delivering premium quality audio products that bring joy and enhance experiences. Our new offerings offer users the ultimate freedom and flexibility to stay connected on the go. These launches embody our commitment to advanced features, superior sound quality, and affordability, empowering individuals to immerse themselves in exceptional audio experiences that elevate their lifestyles.”
The neckbands will be available on Amazon, starting at an attractive price of INR 799/-.
The flagship model in the new lineup, Sporto Mighty is a powerhouse of features. Equipped with Bluetooth Version 5.2 and advanced ENC technology, users can enjoy crystal-clear audio with rich and deep bass. The 12mm dynamic driver ensures superior sound quality, while the low latency and beast mode enable a seamless audio experience during intense workouts. With an impressive battery life of up to 40 hours and a convenient USB-C charging port, Sporto Mighty ensures uninterrupted entertainment. The flexible silicon material and magnetic on/off feature offer a comfortable and hassle-free user experience. Additionally, Sporto Mighty is IPX5 water and sweat-resistant, making it an ideal companion for any active lifestyle.
Another addition to the Hearmo family, Sporto 2 boasts Bluetooth Version 5.2 and advanced ENC technology, providing an immersive sound experience. The 10mm dynamic driver ensures rich and deep bass, while the ultra-low latency rate guarantees minimal audio delay. With IPX5 water and sweat resistance, these earphones are perfect for workouts and outdoor activities. Sporto 2 offers a battery life of up to 26 hours and features a USB-C charging port for convenient charging. Available in stylish black and red colors, Sporto 2 complements your active lifestyle with its sleek design.
The entry-level model in the lineup, Sporto NEOM is equipped with Bluetooth Version 5.3 and noise-reduction technology for enhanced audio clarity. These earphones deliver rich, deep bass and hi-fi sound quality, ensuring a captivating listening experience. With IPX4 water and sweat resistance, Sporto NEOM is suitable for various active pursuits. Offering up to 10 hours of battery life and featuring a micro-USB charging port, Sporto NEOM ensures you stay entertained throughout the day. Available in classic black and white colors, Sporto NEOM adds a touch of elegance to your everyday style.
App: SilverWings, a social, wellness & fun community app for seniors over 60
SeniorWorld, a wellness company since 2015, launched SilverWings, a social, wellness and fun community app platform for seniors over 60.
Rahul Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder of SeniorWorld, shares his vision for the platform, stating, “With SilverWings, we aspire to give our beloved elders the wings to soar even higher and live their lives to the fullest – inspiring each other and younger generations along the way. The app has been designed based on the feedback received from our 3 Lakh plus seniors community on Facebook, which has one of the highest engagement scores among all FB communities”.
“The creation of the SilverWings app has been a labour of love,” says MP Deepu, Co-Founder of SeniorWorld. “We have thoughtfully crafted this app using inclusive design principles and it is currently available for Android devices. It would be wonderful if everyone participates in this collective journey by helping their elderly family members install this app. It may possibly be one of the best things that you can do for them.”
Social connect and engagement is a key need for the elderly with a staggering 65% urban seniors expressing loneliness as an issue. To address this, SilverWings has built the social aspect of the community around 4E’s: express, engage, explore, and enjoy.
- The App publishes engaging articles and snippets every day, which provides seniors with an avenue to express and exchange viewpoints and experiences.
- The app fosters interaction between seniors who share common interests such as music, poetry, hobbies, travel etc making for more meaningful connections.
- Seniors can attend technology classes to become more tech savvy, explore new experiences/hobbies, host events to share their expertise or even embark on group holiday tours with like-minded seniors.
- It ensures that seniors enjoy themselves with its wide array of fun sessions, games & quizzes etc.
- With 70% seniors grappling with chronic disease, SilverWings offers a range of bene?ts to support their well-being. Seniors can enjoy daily ?tness and meditation sessions, participate in live talks with doctors from renowned hospitals, access informative articles on health and wellness, set up medicine reminders, and conveniently keep track of their vitals in one place.
- To take care of safety, the SilverWings App has a digital SOS emergency button. With just a touch, the App automatically sends a distress message to designated emergency contacts with crucial information like the GPS location and medical history, and also initiates sequential and repeated calls to them, expediting the help they need.
Gaming monitors: ViewSonic OMNI VX28
ViewSonic Corp., a global provider of visual solutions launched the new lineup of OMNI VX28 monitors. Specifically designed for consumers who require a high-performance display for a seamless transition between play and work.
Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Director Sales and Marketing – IT Business, ViewSonic India said, “We developed ViewSonic’s OMNI gaming product line to meet the demands of casual gamers who want a display that is both versatile and multifunctional. We have integrated essential features for smooth gaming, productive work, and all-day eye care into the OMNI VX28 series. With this product line, consumers can enjoy high-resolution gaming experiences while maintaining comfort and productivity throughout their workday. Always striving to offer the best of technology and features, we it our constant endeavor to innovate display units that are technologically advanced enhancing our customer’s experience. “
- AMD and VESA-certified anti-tearing and anti-blur technologies, as well as a blue light filter, which ensures a stutter-free and eye-friendly experience for use all day long.
- The fast IPS panels of the monitor provide outstanding color accuracy and consistency from every viewing angle, while the 180Hz refresh rate supports faster games and more powerful graphics cards.
- The smooth, blur-free graphics make the latest games and movies, especially FPS (first-person shooting) games and RPG (role-playing games), look and feel more natural and realistic.
- The monitors have a refresh rate of up to 180Hz, and a super-fast 0.5ms (MPRT) response time, which minimizes motion blur and smearing, ensuring seamless pixel transitions.
- Available in sizes ranging from 24” to 27”, the OMNI VX28 monitors offers a choice of FHD or QHD fast IPS displays.
- The In-Plane Switching (IPS) panels deliver superb true-to-life color performance, ensuring accuracy and brightness from every angle.
- The exceptional control over gamma adjustments offered by the latest HDR10, provides a whole new level of image clarity and unparalleled details with deep contrast, rich and vibrant colours.
- The ergonomic design of the monitor allows users to adjust the display’s height, tilt it back or forward, swivel it for a different field of vision, or even rotate it vertically.
Smartwatch: Boult Crown
Boult, unveiled its latest smartwatch, ‘Crown’, an extension to the Crown series of smartwatches.
Varun Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, Boult, said, “Boult is always at the forefront of innovation in technology and aesthetics, whether hearables or wearables. And we are thrilled to announce our latest addition, Crown, in the same category, which exude a perfect combination of style and functionality. Boult smartwatches are meticulously designed to take you into a realm of futuristic wearables where users can always multitask and, most importantly, be in sync with their daily routine.”
- Zinc alloy metal frame with a sleek silicone strap
- Grand XX 1.95″ HD display, coupled with 900 Nits brightness. Whether indoors or outdoors, users can expect stunning visuals.
- Voice Assistance feature, enabling seamless interaction through voice commands.
- Equipped with single-chip 5.2 version Bluetooth technology. Dedicated mic and speaker ensure uninterrupted Bluetooth calling.
- Over 150 cloud-based watch face features
- More than 120 workout modes
- Launch price of INR 1499