Written By: Vikas Jha
Two digital services that are trending in the market
Of late, the digital world has been kept on toes with the two new innovative products (or services). Both the products are one of a kind in their respective segment, which are being tried and tested for the first time ever. As the technological world is rapidly spreading its wings, we are delighted by a whole lot of mind boggling products and services that are changing the way we live.
A few decades back, we could have hardly imagined about the things that we have easily adopted in our daily lives today. It’s no wonder that we get to see plethora of technical advancements on or other occasions on a regular intervals. Let’s get started with what we have got today.
Wearable AC unveiled by Sony that is smaller than smartphone, costs about INR 9,000
Famous for its trendsetting digital and tech products, Sony is back with a bang. In what could be termed a major leap towards its race to be the market leader in AC segment, the company has conceptualized and developed a new avatar of Air Conditioner (AC) which can be worn with your clothes. This convenient AC, known as Reon Pocket, discharges cool air by means of a small rear panel.
You might be surprised to know that mobile phones are heavier than The Reon Pocket. In order to wear the AC, you need a customized undershirt. The AC works with battery and you can regulate the temperature via bluetooth connection by using smartphone. As told by Sony, the rechargeable battery of the AC can run for 90 minutes after two hours of charging.
Sony, which is based out of Tokyo, went on to say that The Reon Pocket has approved Peltier constituent for the AC which is typically known to be used in car and wine coolers. The Reon Pocket project of Sony is a crowdfunded project. So far, the project has received 28,236,670 yen and the target amount is 66,000,000.
The entire budget of the handy AC together with the undershirt is said to be 14,080 yen, equivalent of INR 8,992.61. The inner wear comes in different sizes: Small, Medium and Large. But here is a catch which will be not appreciated by many people especially women. This is only for men. Apart from this, there is space created for a pocket inside the neck of the innerwear in which the device can be slotted in.
The device is powered by a lithium-ion battery. Bluetooth 5.0 LE connected phones are ideal for The Reon Pocket.
You need to keep in mind that it is not water-resistant, but any dirt, sweat, water droplets that stick can be wiped off with a hygroscopic soft cloth. For the time being, the product is only available in Japan. For excited people outside Japan, you need to have patience for days known only to Sony.
Reliance Jio launches new digital assistant app “Jio Saarthi”
In a slew of digital unveilings, Reliance Jio is back with something one of a kind digital assistant app. This will be available for Jio users in the My Jio app. The app is a voice based assistant, which was created for the customers to assist in recharging their number easily. Jio Saarthi has been made available for My Jio in both Android and iOS platforms. The service was started from 27th July.
Jio Saarthi is a unique digital assistant. It has been designed after taking those customers in mind who find it difficult to recharge through MyJio. The company believes that by means of Jio Saarthi, more and more users would be able to benefit through digital recharge.
Jio Saarthi will guide the digital assistant users during the process of recharge. This assistant will guide the users step by step during the entire process of recharge. Moreover, it will assist you and tell that from where you will get the number and where to enter it. As for now, it has been made available in two languages: Hindi and English. Later on, the app will be introduced in 12 local languages.
The company believes that users that have not yet recharged through My Jio app, will be displayed this. Nevertheless, it will be available for others users too and to use the assistant, they need to update the My Jio app. To use Jio Saarthi, you have to open the app and after going to recharge option, click Jio Saarthi assistant. After this, Jio Saarthi assistant will start guiding you.