What is a Mycestro?
A Mycestro is a 3D mouse that you wear on your finger and operate using gestures and thumb actions. The Mycestro wirelessly connects to your computer, tablet or other device and allows you to control it from up to 30 feet away.
Our founder, Nick Mastandrea, first came up with the idea of the Mycestro on a commercial flight while watching a businessman struggling to use a mouse on an airline tray table.
Origins of the Mycestro name
We picked “Mycestro” because it sounds like “maestro,” which is defined as “a distinguished musician, especially a conductor of classical music” or “a great or distinguished figure in any sphere,” according to OxfordDictionaries.com. We thought that our founder, Nick, looked a little bit like a conductor as he waved his arm around while testing the first prototype. In addition, we hoped that by freeing people from having to sit at their desks to work, we could help them become distinguished figures in their own spheres.
The other reason we picked “Mycestro” is because first syllable of “Mycestro” sounds like “mice.” Most people start using a Mycestro as a replacement for their PC mouse.
The plural of Mycestro
We went with Mycestros. “Maestro” is an Italian word, and the plural is “maestri.” However, in the English-speaking world “maestro” is often pluralized as “maestros.” We hope that our Italian customers (and our Italian relatives, too!) will forgive us for choosing the Anglicized “Mycestros.”