– Only US $149. Roughly half the price of Sony-Ericsson, LG Prada, etc.

Pre-orders can be entered right now. Not processing CC info at this
point, but you need to pre-order to bag your place in line. The first
production run will be limited.

-February 2010: first shipping units to consumers

Tech specs:

  • Charges via micro USB
  • 1.3″ colour OLED
  • vibrating motor built in
  • Dimensions: 51mm height x 38mm width x 12mm depth (it’s a fairly big-style watch, but hey, they’re in style this year!)
  • Firmware updates can be pushed to the watch over-the-air, which
    allows us to have a really short development cycle. New features asap!

Read more after break…


Free up your hands with the inPulse smartwatch for Blackberry

Waterloo, ON – Oct 26 2009. Allerta Inc is pleased to announce the inPulse
wristwatch for BlackBerry®. Worried about missing an important message
on your BlackBerry just because your hands are full? Get handsfree
messages and alerts right on your wrist with inPulse.

inPulse is the perfect BlackBerry smartphone accessory – it’s a watch
that connects wirelessly to your phone by Bluetooth, instantly alerting
you to incoming emails, SMS and calls. inPulse extends the
functionality of your BlackBerry smartphone, so when you’re in a pinch
you can check your inPulse instead of fumbling around with your phone.

A limited first edition inPulse watch can be pre-ordered right now for US$149 at www.freeupyourhands.com

Check your messages quickly and discreetly
Using inPulse, a glance down at your wrist is all it takes to easily
check recently received email, SMS and  even Twitter messages. New
messages are sent directly to your inPulse. Instead of pulling out your
phone to figure out who keeps texting you, just keep an eye on your

Never miss an important call
Have you ever missed a call because you didn’t hear your phone ringing
or couldn’t feel the vibration? inPulse has a built-in vibrating motor
which alerts you immediately to incoming calls. Glance down at inPulse
to quickly see who is calling.

Visit www.freeupyourhands.com for more info and to purchase.

Allerta Inc is an intelligent consumer electronics
start-up out of Waterloo, focused solely on creating cutting edge
mobile accessories that mesh perfectly with smartphones and a mobile
lifestyle. Allerta recognizes the emerging prominence of smartphones
and aims to design useful products that leverage an ‘always-on’
internet connection. Allerta’s first product is inPulse, the world’s
first BlackBerry-connected wristwatch.

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