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DAQRI, the developer of augmented fact helmet, has actually gotten a L.a based start-up Melon, which establishes wearable technology. Melon, the start-up had established an EEG tracking headband back in 2013. The company had actually raised triple its funding objective in a Kickstarter crowdfunding project in 2013 and DAQRI was a very early client of its product. The purchase has the hope that even more place of business will certainly get DAQRI’s product, as they can now get fringe benefit of the Melon headband.

Announcement of the Acquisition

The statement of the acquisition was made by Brian Mullins, the Chief Executive Officer of DAQRI, at the 4D exposition, the increased fact occasion which is hosted by the company. DAQRI is working on 4D, where the innovation projects data on the environment of the users, as opposed to restricting it to a display. The Smart Headgear is one facet of that work. The company has now intends to integrate the Melon headband in the Smart Helmet.

Mullins said in a statement “The EEG room has prompt possible to boost 4D wearables with security features, in addition to long term possibility to produce a game-changing brain-computer interface that will certainly permit you to manage 4D interfaces and things in the real life. We have actually been functioning with EEG technology in combination with augmented reality for several years and also it was clear that the Melon team was really pushing the limits of just what was feasible today, and also in the future. We couldn’t be more fired up to have them join the DAQRI group.”

How will certainly it Aid the Consumers?

The headband was created by Melon to check individuals’s concentration. This was done by performing an electroencephalogram, an examination which figures out the electric activity of the brain. With the purchase, the technology will become much more innovative as well as will certainly be able to keep an eye on the tension degree, skin temperature level, tiredness as well as heart price of the users.

Companies could acquire the Smart Safety helmet from DAQRI with the headband integrated in it to monitor the health and wellness of the workers, thus possibly boosting the office security. The capability of the Smart Headgear will expand with the health and wellness tracking capacities of the Melon headband.

However, Melon is not dead as a customer item. The business will certainly still ship the outstanding crowdfunding orders of its smart headband and also develop the 2nd variation of the device.

In a statement, the founder and also Chief Executive Officer of Melon, Arye Barnehama stated “The Melon team is delighted to be joining DAQRI, where we will certainly proceed to grow and improve our existing product as well as apply our modern technology in brand-new locations, such as health and wellness in market. We constructed Melon to empower individuals with info concerning their physical bodies that was not formerly available beyond study laboratories or medical facilities. Joining DAQRI will certainly allow us to incorporate our wearable sensors into items that will certainly boost the lives of commercial employees, making them much safer and also much healthier, by personalizing modern technology to their biology.”

Unless the Smart Safety helmet launches with the Melon headband integrated in it, it is tough to say whether this purchase could turn out to be successful.

What do you think?

Do you believe this purchase by DAQRI will assist the firm? Did you take part in the crowdfunding advocate the Melon headband? Share your thoughts in the remarks below.