2012
 
Necktec Electronic Necklace project started
 
  R&D in Russia and Latvia
Patent research    
 
2013
  R&D in Denmark, USA, China, and Switzerland
Applying for patents for main technical solutions in Russia, Europe, USA, China, and India    
 
 
2014
  Making and testing of first working prototypes
Conducting acoustic studies for the combined system of icoming and outgoing active noise cancellation    
 
  Concept development and selection of components for the precision mechanism of the electromechanical cable winding
Filing a patent application in the United States and Russia on the interaction of smart necklace with Virtual and Augmented reality glasses    
 
2015
Production of the first electronic necklace prototype with a media player, an amplifier, built-in memory, and a noise reduction system. Development of a mobile application for smartphone and smart necklace  
 
  Aquasition of three patents in Russia on the main technical solutions of the electronic necklace
Participation in exhibitions and conferences on the wearable electronics    
 
Aquasition of a patent in Russia on the interaction of smart necklace with Virtual and Augmented reality glasses   Filing of patent applications in the US and Russia on the rotary micro earphone made for constant wear and integrated in the e-necklace noise reduction system
 
  
Development and production of the rotary micro earphone for constant wear integrated in the e-necklace noise reduction system    
 
  Production of the precision cable winding mechanism
     
2016
  Filing of patent applications in the US, Russia, and EU on the cable winding mechanism
Getting two US umbrella patents on the underlying technical solutions fundamental to the smart necklace
   
 
  Publication of the results of in-house research on the principles of noise reduction
   
 
Planned 2016-2017
  Industrial production of a Bluetooth headset with advanced features in two variants: the budget version (without a winding mechanism) and the deluxe version (with a high-precision electro-mechanical cable winding mechanism)
Development of a necklace-based electrocardiograph built for constant wear
   
 
  Development of software for organization of a smart-necklace based HUB for fitness and health sensors, smart watches, smart glasses, as well as stationary and portable monitors
Development of a wearable computer based on the smart necklace with the interface and A&V reality glasses