You wear it on your wrist, and it tattles on you when you don’t behave in a healthy manner. Well, maybe that’s an oversimplification…
The always on-trend and on-track Cliff Kwang wrote today in Fast Company’s Design blog about a new product brought to the world by Jawbone (makers of schweet Bluetooth earphones) and the omnipresent Yves Behar’s design company Fuseproject. Check the article out here, please.
What’s most interesting, though, is that the notion of body computing – wearing some sort of sensor that then feeds data into something that results in altered behavior – is starting to get traction. Most telling quote from the post: “While (other body computing devices) promise to provide data about your workouts, their utility is limited by the fact that people don’t wear them all the time.”