LAS VEGAS -- While most tech companies at the Consumer Electronics Show here are introducing new and fanciful smartwatches, Bem Wireless clearly believes in putting a Bluetooth speaker on the wrist instead. Its latest product, the Speaker Band, is a small Bluetooth speaker that's worn on the wrist like a watch.
From a function point of view, the Speaker Band works pretty much the same way a standard Bluetooth headset does. It has a speaker that can be used to play music from the phone, and comes with a built-in microphone for answering calls. There is no display on the device, but it does offer an audio-based caller ID function. It also features music playback controls onboard. It has a six-hour battery life and can be recharged via the micro-USB port. … Read more