Indian Techies Develop Bluetooth-Enabled Tiny Remote For Smartphones

By Vivek

Indian technologists have recently developed a tiny Bluetooth enabled device that can serve as a remote control to smartphones.

Indian Techies Develop Bluetooth-Enabled Tiny Remote For Smartphones


The device comes dubbed as Gecko and according to ANI reports, it can be programmed to perform a number of functions including track and find, a personal photographer, a pet sitter (Gecko attached to your dog's collar will let you know if he escapes from the backyard) and a home security system.

According to Mashable, "it is a low-energy Bluetooth technology. You can program certain gestures to make an emergency call or skip to the next track on your playlist. It can be synced to your smartphone's camera or a DSLR to take photos remotely, meaning your selfies aren't limited to your arm's length anymore."

As said earlier, the device comes with a several functions and it can also operate as a motion detector that sends alerts to your phone. There is also a built-in ambient temperature sensor which allows the device to track weather too.

It is reported that the Gecko will be compatible with smartphones running on Bluetooth 4.0 and above. It will also be compatible with wide range of devices like iPhone 4S and, Android phones running Android 4.3 or Samsung devices running 4.2.

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