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— Mobile Technology

Ohmibod - the first iPod acsexory

By - November 19, 2006 5 Pictures
November 20, 2006 Sexuality is common to us all. Like music, it is a universal language that can overcome all barriers, so, maybe they can be combined? . Developed using a team of 500 beta testers, the Ohmibod is a music-powered vibrator that translates tunes from any MP3 player (actually any audio source so iRiver, Creative, Zune etc will all work too) into vibrations. Offered as an “acsexory” aimed squarely at the world’s largest selling personal entertainment device (the Apple iPod), the aim of the slick marketing exercise is to make vibrators socially acceptable. The timing couldn’t be better as personal entertainment devices are selling at more than 50 million units a year, roughly half of them to women, so the world’s first audio player acsexory might be a killer app in the making. There’s an online Club Vibe (which users can join anonymously), centred on enhancing the OhMiBod experience, and sharing OhMiBod Playlists and experiences. Now we haven’t tried it, but those that have are being very complimentary on the Ohmibod blog Ohmiblog, writing things like, “I’ll never listen to the Black Eyed Peas in the same way again”, and “the perfect travelling companion.” Considering the various forces at play in reaching the desired result, we’d suggest that rather than using music designed with other things in mind, there’s also the prospect of a whole new genre of music designed to create the sustained frequencies and rhythms for a successful outcome. Though OhMiBod is not endorsed by Apple, OhMiBod’s creator, Suki, previously worked in product marketing for the company and it shows. “The idea of approachability was carried through the entire development and design of OhMiBod - its name, packaging and website,” says Suki, whose goal is for women to feel as comfortable buying an OhMiBod as they do buying an iPod. Read More
— Health and Wellbeing

The programmable vibrator for long-distance lovers

By - February 8, 2006 3 Pictures
February 9, 2006 Je Joue is the world's first programmable vibrator - a non-penetrative vibrator controlled by digital files called Grooves, which instruct its soft massage pad to move in an infinitely variable number of patterns, creating a foreplay-like experience. Accordingly, long-distance lovers can now email their partners a sensual Valentine's Day treat - their own personal 'pleasure programme'. During the development process of JeJoue, the product was tested by 150 women – 90% said they would buy one, 75% said it was better than any other toy, and 24% said it was better than their partner. Read More
— Mobile Technology

Bluetooth Headset with vibrator alert, built-in ring tones and caller ID

By - April 21, 2005 6 Pictures
April 22, 2005 Take your eye off the consumer electronics ball for a moment and it has moved a long way. We realised that this week when we saw one of the new Jabra BT800 Bluetooth headsets. Claimed by Jabra to be the most advanced Bluetooth headset in the world right now, it has caller ID display, built-in ring tones, vibrator alert and DSP technology. The Bluetooth headset market exceeded 15 million headsets worldwide in 2004, so it makes sense that headsets incorporate many of the standard features normally accessed through a mobile phone directly into the headset. Read More

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