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Hi-Tech Friendship Bracelets

Bond by Kwamecorp Keeps Long Distance Relationships Connected

— November 5, 2013 — Fashion
Bond by Kwamecorp has essentially taken the common friendship bracelet and brought it into the 21st century. It is a hi-tech wearable module that allows people to connect with long distance pals in a more immediate and tangible way than a silly poke on Facebook.

Worn either on the wrist as a bracelet or around the neck as a necklace, Bond by Kwamecorp responds to touch. Essentially, when one wearer touches their module, its pair lights up on the other end. At the same time, a bit of a tickle is also transferred. The length of this tickle depends on how long the corresponding module was stroked. This is a beautiful yet simple reminder that loved ones are thinking of them.

Bond by Kwamecorp is currently vying for funds on Indiegogo.
Trend Themes
1. Connected Wearable Modules - Opportunities for developing hi-tech wearables that allow for tangible connections between long distance friends and family.
2. Tactile Communication - Opportunities for further research and development into physical touch as a means of immediate communication through technology.
3. Personalized Reminders - Opportunities for creating personalized and meaningful reminders of loved ones for people in long distance relationships.
Industry Implications
1. Wearable Technology - Development of new products and services that merge technology with personal relationships and emotions.
2. Long Distance Relationships - Development of products and services for people in long distance relationships that allow for a more tangible and immediate connection.
3. Crowdfunding - Exploring crowdfunding opportunities as a means of financing innovative and disruptive products that merge technology with personal relationships.
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