Razer to give free Nabu X smartbands to developers visiting its GDC booth

Written by Antony Leather

March 4, 2015 // 4:48 p.m.

Tags: #free-nabu-x-smartbands #razer-nabu-x-smartband

Razer has announced it will be offering free Nabu X smartbands, worth $49.99, to developers who visit its Game Developers Conference (GDC) booth during expo hours from March 4 to March 6 2015.

Interested developers will need to provide proof of an app they have developed or are developing on the iOS or Android platform to be eligible to receive a Nabu X. Alternately, interested parties, and those not attending GDC, may apply for entry in the Nabu Developer Program to be considered for a Nabu X unit.*

'Since its launch last year, the Nabu Developer Program has grown significantly, says Jun Shen Chia, Razer product marketing manager.

'We have an evolved SDK, comprehensive guidelines to help programmers get started quickly, and an open communication channel to our Development Relations team at Razer. We’re looking forward to meeting developers in-person at the (GDC) show and get them rolling on connecting great apps with our award-winning hardware.'

Watch the Nabu Developer Program video below:


*Free Nabu X units subject to availability and at Razer’s sole discretion. Supply are limited. If stock runs out at GDC, qualified developers will have their units shipped to them after the event.

About the Nabu Developer Program:

The Nabu Developer Program offers mobile app developers an opportunity to connect their apps to an open wearables platform with a simple-to-use SDK. To-date, 13 third-party apps have been connected to the Nabu wearables platform, and more are expected.

Countless developers have signed up to the program, coming from a wide-range of industries including gaming, military, healthcare, enterprise, telecommunications, and more.

For more information on the Nabu Developer Program, please visit http://developer.razerzone.com/nabu/

About the Razer Nabu X:

The Razer Nabu X joins the Razer Nabu in the company’s wearables category, both as separate solutions being sold side-by-side. The company’s first wearable features a private message OLED screen. The Razer Nabu is an award-winning wearable that was first introduced at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in 2014 where it won a “Best of CES” award as “People’s Choice,” besting a field of more than 40 finalists by earning 50 percent of the popular vote during the show.

The award-winning Razer Nabu X was introduced at CES 2015 and is available now at www.razerzone.com/nabu-x.

Product features:
  • Compatible with: iOS devices – iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 6; and Android 4.3-and-up devices
  • Lithium-polymer battery with 5 – 7 days of battery life, 30 days standby
  • IP67 water resistant, up to 30 min. in 1 m depth
Display and sensors:
  • 3 LED indicators
  • Accelerometer
  • Cylindrical vibration motor
Software:
  • Pairing via Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Nabu X Utility app for band customization, notifications, data, app discovery, and other settings
  • Nabu Fitness app for activity logging and monitoring
  • A growing collection of Nabu-and-Nabu-X connected third-party apps
For more information about the Razer Nabu X, please visit www.razerzone.com/nabu-x.
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