razer nabu 640x359For those unfamiliar with the Razer Nabu, it is a smartband created by Razer, a company that is known primarily for their gaming accessories and peripherals, like mice, keyboards, headsets, and so on. The Nabu was launched earlier this year at CES 2014, and now according to Min-Liang Tan, the CEO of Razer, he revealed some additional features of the Nabu that users can come to expect.

Speaking to the folks at Polygon, Tan revealed that the Nabu smartband could be used in a way similar to Tinder, the dating app. For those unfamiliar with Tinder, it is a dating app that scans for nearby Tinder users and displays their profiles, and from there users will be able to swipe to the left or right to show they are interested/disinterested.

The Nabu, according to Tan, will function similarly in the sense that it will be able to identify nearby Nabu users who might share similar interests with you. When it detects someone nearby with a Nabu and with similar interests, it will buzz on your wrist, which is thanks to a built-in cylindrical motor vibration.

From there we guess Nabu users will have to rely on the good old fashion way of going up to someone else and introducing themselves, and hopefully the shared interests in games and the Nabu could spark a conversation. The Razer Nabu has yet to be officially released, but developers who are interested can apply for the Nabu SDK and get their hands on the device for $49.

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