10 devices that will make you healthier and happier
Gadget market, help a person to conduct a correct, healthy lifestyle, has been growing rapidly: devices is now not only measures the calories burned and kilometers passed, but can independently expel their owners for a walk or even explain what mistakes they make, doing yoga. Some of the devices while it is more like a fun gift than a real defender of the disease, but the trend is set, and Soup umneyut before our eyes. Here a dozen health advocates.
The bracelet for the correct way of life Jawbone, $ 179
Among the "devices for the health of the" most developed and popular are sports bracelets. They can count calories burned, distance traveled, and many other parameters. Jawbone is powered by the Aliph, one of the leaders in the production of wireless headsets for mobile phones - are among the most advanced. Bracelet watches frequency of physical activity, monitors the duration of sleep and calorie meals. Bracelet is useless without the supplied him the application for the iPhone (Now developers create an application for Android), which displays the information in tabular form. To learn calorie meals, you have to just take a picture - though, to understand the way that you eat, the program can not always. Jawbone can be used as an alarm clock: bracelet counts the number of hours, which, in his opinion, is sufficient to relax the owner, and wakes him at the time of REM sleep. If the device says that the owner is too long sitting at the computer, he vibration napominaeti the need to go. Route length is determined by using the built-in GPS.
Fork from overeating Hapifork, $ 99
There are many programs and websites to help keep track of your diet, but these gadgets are not many. Fresh from the development of the French engineer Jacques Lepena and company Hapilabs (produces gadgets for health and active lifestyle) - plug Hapifork. The device monitors how quickly eats its owner, and in case of exceeding the speed starts to vibrate with indignation. Fork remembers eating habits (time spent on food, the amount of food consumption rate) and on the basis of the data owner to give recommendations. All the information it transmits via USB-port or Bluetooth. In the sale of the fork to go on this year.
A device for emotional control HeartMath emWave2, $ 230
HeartMath emWave2 helps his owner to control and suppress the emotional state of stress. The apparatus determines the heart rate by means of two different sensors - clip on the earlobe or sensor, attached to a finger. If the frequency is very different from the usual for you (assuming that the device is not in use on the go and even more so on the run), the device gives instructions for breathing exercises to help calm (light bar indicator on a device dikutet deep breaths). The apparatus can be connected to the computer and displayed on a monitor cardiogram (in greatly simplified form).
Mask for pleasant dreams Remee, $ 95
Remee sleep mask allows you to control dreams. With the help of special sensors opredeleyaet device, when a person begins to have dreams, and at this point activates the built-in LEDs that blink. The creators claim that the flash unit allows the owner to realize that this is just a dream, and avoid nightmares.
The device for monitoring the ambient environment Lapka, $ 220
Lapka Personal Environment Monitor of 4 devices with sensors that analyze the environment. One of them is able to detect the presence of foreign matter in food - it is stuck in a sensor-rod. Another determines the ambient conditions (humidity and temperature) and compares these data with the standard of comfort for the person (these data are entered into the memory). Third monitors radiation levels, the fourth measures the electromagnetic field around the wearer. Each monitor is connected to a device running iOS and works in tandem with a special application.
Bracelet for sports Amiigo, $ 100
Amiigo Fitness Tracker is different from many fellow Recognition function. He remembers and recognizes about a hundred different types of loads, from running and walking to the exercises, which will program the owner and show him yourself. Thus it is capable of measuring heart rate, skin temperature, and others. Amiigo Fitness Tracker small integrated clamp that is pulled out of the bracelet is attached to the shoe and during exercise. Bracelet transmits to the device under iOS or Android controlled via Bluetooth all data obtained.
Pendant for correct posture iPosture, $ 75
iPosture - pendant diameter of 2, 5 cm, which is hung on the neck or adhered directly to the skin in the chest area, and controls the position of the owner. If you properly sit at a computer, hunched, twisted - pendant will vibrate and thus resemble that would be nice to razgonutsya. The apparatus detects the posture with the integrated sensor which measures the deviation of the upper body from the vertical.
Device depression Syrcadian Blue, $ 60
Syrcadian Blue - for those who are depressed by the lack of sunlight in winter. The device illuminates the space around the master color blue sunny sky (available only such color), creating a small "comfort zone" for him. The device connects to the computer via USB or via an adapter to a power outlet or cigarette lighter socket in the car. Car kit adapter costs about $ 30.
The toothbrush-meter Beam, $ 50
Beam - a toothbrush, is connected via Bluetooth to your phone. Brush monitors the amount of time spent on cleaning each tooth. During use, it is necessary to put next to the phone, which will vibrate and offer the owner to the next tooth. The owner was not bored, phone during the procedure plays light music. The brush is powered by batteries that are built into the handle. She did not use in the shower - the water permeability of the handle with the unit batteries.
Clothing coach the Move
Move from Electricfoxy - a special sports clothing that can correct the exercises during yoga, pilates, golf or baseball. If any movement is made inaccurate, clothes notify the little push in the part of the body, which is wrong. Built-in sensors analyze posture, correct owner and at the same time transfer data to a special iOS application. After training you can see the effectiveness of exercise and see his mistakes clearly: the program at the same time shows how the owner has fulfilled the exercise and how it should be done properly. It stored in the concept stage.