Prizm: Learning device that adapts to your music taste
Ubithings, a French startup founded in 2013 have developed a creative and a learning device that adapts to your music taste and plays the perfect music on your speakers. Called Prizm, it adapts, predicts and the plays music based on the people in the room and the context. Whether you are alone at home, partying with friends or with family, Prizm plays music accordingly to the environment and mood. Streaming music directly from the Cloud, it frees you from the hassle of playing music using your phone, computer or any other device. Thus, by pressing a single button, you can discover and enjoy a whole new variety of music.
To setup the device, you just have to download its app and connect it to your music accounts such as Spotify, Deezer and SoundCloud. Then, simply attach it to your speakers and start listening to music from your favorite playlists or library or you can listen random music too. Prizm features heart and X buttons on its side that let you like and dislike the songs. Whenever you like a song, you can add it directly into your own playlists just by touching the heart. Thus, when you leave your home, all your favorite songs are already stored on your phone.
Prizm captures Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals from your phone or wearables to identify you through your MAC address. Not only identify the people in the room, but also the atmosphere of the room. If you are alone in the room, Prizm will play music for you and if you are with your partner in the room, it will pick up a song that’ll connect to you both. The most amazing feature of the device is that it learns every time you interact with it. Thus, it adapts and gradually evolves to feed you with your favorite music nonstop. The project is currently on Kickstarter and is looking to raise $70,000 in order to reach its funding goal. You can pre-order one for yourself for $99.
Via: Venture Beat