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PIP: Play Games. Chill Out!




Can trying to relieve stress be a stressful experience? The folks behind PIP think it can be, and that this is preventing more people from monitoring, understanding, and reducing their stress levels. Now halfway through its Kickstarter campaign, PIP seeks to raise $100,000 to make its product a reality. PIP is a small handheld biosensor […]




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Melon Aims To Help You Understand And Improve Your Focus (Even With An iPhone!)




The Melon headband helps users understand how they focus by tracking brain activity, making the invisible aspects of the mind, more visible and actionable. After putting on the headband, users can track their focus while doing almost anything—from working or studying to doing yoga or listening to music. The product gathers information about brain activity […]




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HAPIfork Monitors Eating Habits and Helps Users Eat Slowly to Lose Weight




HAPILABS brings an interesting idea to the table. The company’s product, HAPIfork, helps users monitor their eating habits and control the pace they eat a meal. If you take more than one bite every 10 seconds, the fork vibrates, reminding you to slow down. HAPIfork also measures meal length, fork servings per minute, and intervals […]




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The W/Me Wristband Gains Momentum on Kickstarter




  A daily search of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Circle Up always reveals interesting new ways to quantify the data we are now able to capture with wearable computing. Today we find a wristband that looks a lot like the Nike Fuelband, with a medical grade sensor that tracks activity in your autonomous nervous system (ANS) […]




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