Why was the Myo armband discontinued?

Why was the Myo armband discontinued?

Co-founder Stephen Lake has announced that Thalmic is discontinuing the Myo to make an “entirely different” product that demands the firm’s “full attention and focus.” Existing owners will still receive support.

How much does the Myo armband cost?

Thalmic Lab’s Myo gesture control armband is a wearable device which reads your muscle movements to control a variety of devices and applications. The $199 armband, compatible with Windows, Mac and mobile devices, touts itself as a way to “wirelessly control technology with gestures and motion.”

How does the Myo armband work?

Rather than using special cameras that sense motion and depth, startup Thalmic Labs’ Myo armband detects a wearer’s movements and translates them into computer controls. After slipping the Myo armband on your forearm, its sensors begin reading electrical activity in your muscles.

What is Myo gesture control armband?

The Myo Gesture Control Armband?lets you control games, presentations, and media players with the wave of your hand, but it won’t replace your mouse and keyboard anytime soon.

Can you still buy the Myo armband?

Canadian firm Thalmic Labs has announced the end of sales of the Myo armband, a gesture-control device which was being explored in the realm of prosthetics.

What is Myo connect?

The Myo is a gesture control armband that lets users wirelessly control a computer by detecting electrical activity in arm muscles.

Is the Myo armband real?

Myo is a lightweight elastic armband consisting of a number of metal contacts that measure electrical activity in your forearm muscle to transmit gestures that you make with your hand to a connected device via Bluetooth. We found it got gestures right closer to about 80 or 85 percent of the time.

How much does Myo cost?

The Myo will run you $199. That’s more than double the price of the Leap Motion and $50 more than the Kinect for the Xbox One.