Mudra Band Upgrades Mac Computers’ User Experience with AI Gesture Mouse Allowing Natural Effortless Navigation

YOKNEAM ILLIT, ISRAEL, April 17, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wearable Devices Ltd. (the “Company” or “Wearable Devices”) (Nasdaq: WLDS, WLDSW), a technology growth company specializing in artificial intelligence (“AI")-powered touchless sensing wearables, is proud to announce a significant breakthrough in digital interaction with the latest updates to the Mudra Band. At the heart of these updates is the introduction of a new AI gesture mouse for Mac computers, a feature set to redefine user interaction within the Apple ecosystem.

The AI gesture mouse feature introduces an innovative way for users to interact with their Mac computers, transcending traditional input methods. Leveraging advanced AI and machine learning, Mudra Band now allows Mac users to experience natural, effortless scrolling and navigation through a simple “reverse-pinch” gesture, marking a new era of convenience and efficiency.

Additional Developments Unveiled:

Alongside the AI gesture mouse feature, Wearable Devices has introduced a series of enhancements aimed at broadening the capabilities of the Mudra Band within the Apple ecosystem, including optimized Apple TV control and a comprehensive firmware update to elevate the user interface.

Enhanced Apple TV Control: The update extends Mudra Band’s capabilities to Apple TV, allowing users to navigate the entertainment platform with ease. Gesture controls transform the viewing experience, offering a touchless alternative that enriches user engagement with content.

Comprehensive Firmware Update: A significant firmware enhancement elevates Mudra Band’s performance, ensuring smoother, more responsive interactions. This update underpins Wearable Devices' commitment to refining touchless control, making digital interaction more intuitive and enjoyable.

"We are thrilled to unveil these transformative updates to Mudra Band, led by the AI "reverse-pinch" mouse gesture feature, and expanding the boundaries of touchless interaction. These updates align with our vision for a world where technology seamlessly augments human capabilities in the most intuitive manner imaginable,” commented Mr. Ohad Shevily, VP of Product Development at Wearable Devices. "With these advancements, we strive to provide users unmatched control and a fluid experience across their preferred digital devices, elevating interaction to craft the pinnacle of user experience."

About Wearable Devices Ltd.

Wearable Devices Ltd. is a growth company developing AI-based neural input interface technology for the B2C and B2B markets. The Company’s flagship product, the Mudra Band for Apple Watch, integrates innovative AI-based technology and algorithms into a functional, stylish wristband that utilizes proprietary sensors to identify subtle finger and wrist movements allowing the user to “touchlessly” interact with connected devices. The Company also markets a B2B product, which utilizes the same technology and functions as the Mudra Band and is available to businesses on a licensing basis. Wearable Devices Is committed to creating disruptive, industry leading technology that leverages AI and proprietary algorithms, software, and hardware to set the input standard for the Extended Reality, one of the most rapidly expanding landscapes in the tech industry. The Company’s ordinary shares and warrants trade on the Nasdaq market under the symbol “WLDS” and “WLDSW”, respectively.

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