For over two hundred years, the mechanical metronome has been a vital tool for musicians, but is limited, often distracted, and can not be used in a performance setting. In response to this development the Soundbrenner Force D metronome intelligent and portable pulse, which can be programmed for multiple users and keeps everyone on pace by vibration and light which has.
This Smartwatch looking like a large, pulse is designed to be worn on the arm or leg by a single musician. Several units can also be synchronized for groups up to 10 people. In the background is a vibrator that is said to be six times more powerful than vibrators found in conventional and smartwatches smart phones, which means that even the most enthusiastic drummer could stay on without any problem.
“Today everything is smart and applied technology in music should be also, following the rhythm is key to playing good music, it is difficult for beginners and even for the most talented musicians who aspire to achieve perfection. When using Soundbrenner pulse, can literally feel and internalize the rhythm you want to follow, and becomes the most natural feeling,” says co-founder and CEO of Soundbrenner, Florian Simmendinger.
Besides being a metronome, you can store setlists, customize beats, synchronize up to 10 units of pulse, and act as an intelligent coach for practice and motivation. The company says it will be available for both iOS and Android phones after release.
The Pulse Soundbrenner was developed and is currently being produced in Berlin Germany, is expected to be available in November this year for the rest of the world with an approximate cost of US$129.
Gizmag reported: For finer control, the bezel of the device can alter the beat setting, and for the very control minded, there’s the Soundbrenner smartphone app, which links to the Pulse via Bluetooth. The app can not only program the Pulse to put out up to 300 beats per minute, but can also act as a metronome on its own. In addition, it can store setlists, customize beats, synchronize up to 10 Pulse units, and act as a Smart Coach for practice and motivation. The company says it will be available both iOS and Android phones upon release.
The battery will approximately last 4-5 hours. If you practice with the device 30 minutes per day this will give you at least 1 week worth of battery life. Does the device work with both ?