Thursday, October 16, 2014
will.i.am Launches His Own Wearable Smartband, The i.amPULS
Los Angeles-based musician will.i.am--best known as a founding member of the Black Eyed Peas--has rolled out his own, wearable smart band, called the i.amPULS, aimed at letting users make and receive calls without the need for a cell phone. will.i.am rolled out the new device at an industry conference for Salesforce.com, Dreamforce 2014. will.i.am said the new device will also offer up a "intelligent personal assistant"--courtesy Nuance COmmunications--which will dictate text and emails, play music, post to social media, and more. The new smart band also will include a fitness application. No details on pricing or availability were announced.