FAQAll the answers you might be looking for.
How many gestures are possible ?
7 gestures possible with Bixi.
How many profiles can be stored inside Bixi ?
2 profiles can be stored inside Bixi.
What is Bixi’s battery life ?
2 weeks on one single charge.
How does Bixi give feedback ?
Bixi gives visual and audio feedback. There is a pattern of LEDs which light up based on the action performed. 2 LEDs on left & right to show the current profile, while the sound prompts the current profile. An arrow fashion is used to indicate the swipes & navigation.
What is the working distance ?
The working range is limited between 3 cm to 20 cm (1 inches to 8 inches), except volume mode can up to 30 cm (12 inches).
How does it connect to my Phone or tablet ?
Using Bluetooth LE protocol
Is Bixi scratch-proof ?
The top of Bixi is made of Gorilla® Glass 4 , which is a scratch proof glass
Is Bixi waterproof ?
Bixi is only splash-proof.
What kind of gesture technology is behind Bixi ?
Bixi is based on Optical technology using next-generation sensors.
I want Bixi to work with my app. What do I do ?
The API of Bixi App will be released to developers who can make new use-cases to be integrated in the main Bixi App via ‘In-App’ Purchases. Sign up on the Developers page.
What are the available Bixi colors ?
Bixi will be available in 4-5 colors at the time of shipping.
Can I switch off Bixi ?
Bixi is an always-on device, but ‘Travel mode’ can disable the sensors to avoid false commands when carrying it around. Pressing reset button three times will switch off Bixi totally.
Travel mode setting: In notification bar, click “edit” to add Bixi app to widget, then there is ‘Travel Mode’ icon.
What are some examples of 2 relevant profiles stored on Bixi ?
As an example, you can be on your bike with Bixi on ‘Music’ &’GoPro’ profiles and control your songs and your GoPro with only gestures.
Other such examples are:
1. Music & Powerpoint presentation (office)
2. Reading & Philips Hue lighting control (home)
3. Navigation assistance & Music (on bike)
4. Music & Opening Garage door (In car)”