Headtalk, a Boston-based startup in this year’s Techstars Boston accelerator program, launched a $60,000 Kickstarter campaign Tuesday for a stone-like wearable device that doesn’t do a whole lot other than vibrate and light up to let you know your significant other is thinking about you. But that’s the point, said the founders who created the device, called Magnet. They say the aim is to encourage best friends and couples in relationships to communicate remotely with each other through touch and feeling instead of, or as a supplement to, a constant flurry of text messages and calls. “We set out on a path to change the way people communicate with each other,” said Headtalk co-founder Harish Kamath, who graduated from MIT’s Sloan School of Management this year. Continue reading on Boston Business Journal.
Kamath and List develop jewelry to remotely connect with loved ones
November 5, 2014