ZOMMs creators describe the device as a “…wireless leash for your mobile phone.” However, after seeing the device in action at CES Unveiled, I think the device is much more than just a leash.
The ZOMM features the unique ability to alert you if you walk too far away from your phone, reminding you that you left your phone somewhere and reducing the risk that your phone will be lost. There is a panic alarm and the ability to call emergency services anywhere in the world with the press of a button. Because the ZOMM also can act as a speakerphone, you can call emergency services while on the move and not have to fumble in your purse, jacket, or pockets to find your phone and make the phone call. ZOMM also will light up and make noises when your phone rings so if your phone is out of reach, you can press a button on the ZOMM and answer the phone call.
With all these features, it’s no surprise why the ZOMM has taken home the Best of Innovations award. I’m looking forward to the launch of ZOMM.
Company: Zomm (http://www.zomm.com)
Pricing: Pricing has not yet been announced.
Availability: Summer 2010
Tom’s rating: 5 out of 5 stars