HabitAware, maker of bracelet that minds annoying habits, wins the Minnesota Cup

October 11, 2018

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HabitAware got its start two years ago when Aneela Idnani Kumar and her husband, Sameer, set out to use smart-wearable technology to treat an impulse-control disorder known as trichotillomania that involves pulling out one’s hair. She has had “trich” for more than 20 years.

Think Tank: Your Style Is a Device – Literally

February 23, 2018

 

 

 

Finally, the applications don’t have to be simply about physical activity tracking or syncing apps: Check out HabitAware, whose Keen smart bracelet uses a sophisticated motion sensor to help people reduce unflattering behaviors like hair pulling and nail biting.

Help with Mental Health from HabitAware at CES 2018

February 14, 2018

The HabitAware Keen is a wrist-worn wearable that’s very similar in style to a fitness tracker. The Keen uses gesture-detection technology to recognize when the wearer is engaging in behaviors associated with poor mental health. For most people, biting their nails is just a bad habit, but for many with mental health issues, it’s a …


Keen by HabitAware

February 13, 2018

The folks over at HabitAware are on a mission, a mission to help those affected by Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors or BFRB’S and raise awareness of how these disorders can affect a person’s life. Their new smart bracelet helps sufferers become aware of subconscious behaviors and try to redirect their focus.

Want to kick a habit? Try an app

January 28, 2018

The Keen bracelet, from startup HabitAware, grew out of founder Aneela Idnani Kumar’s two-decade struggle with trichotillomania, a disorder where sufferers distractedly pull out their own eyebrows and lashes. She devised a motion-sensing wristband that vibrates every time users make the gesture related to their habit – it’s recommended to help with nail-biting and skin-picking, too.

It’s not too late: Clever apps to help you break you bad habits

January 27, 2018

She devised a motion-sensing wristband that vibrates every time users make the gesture related to their habit—it’s recommended to help with nail-biting and skin-picking, too.


These clever apps will help you break many of your worst habits

January 26, 2018

The Keen bracelet (from US$149), from startup HabitAware, grew out of founder Aneela Idnani Kumar’s two-decade struggle with trichotillomania, a disorder where sufferers distractedly pull out their own eyebrows and lashes.

The 11 best wearables for business professionals

January 26, 2018

Have a bad habit, like biting your nails? Keen helps people break those habits by sensing when they’re performing the action and vibrating to alert the wearer so they know to stop.

Failed Your Resolutions Already? Time to Try a Habit-Breaking App

January 25, 2018

HabitAware grew out of founder Aneela Idnani Kumar’s two-decade struggle with trichotillomania, a disorder where sufferers distractedly pull out their own eyebrows and lashes. She devised a motion-sensing wristband that vibrates every time users make the gesture related to their habit—it’s recommended to help with nail-biting and skin-picking, too.


4 Reasons CES Should be on Your Bucket List [Guest Post]

January 19, 2018

We develop wearable technology to help those who suffer from compulsive behaviors such as hair pulling, skin picking and nail biting and were able to showcase our company and technology. As a first-time exhibitor and attendee, I was blown away. It is such an exciting and slightly overwhelming atmosphere.

“Bucket List” CES Ends On Sour Note For HabitAware Founder, Aneela Kumar

January 15, 2018

Now, all of those important contacts are gone, but hopefully just temporarily. If you visited Keen for any reason, and left your business card, please send a note to Kumar with your contact info. Her email address is on her card, which is probably in your stuff. If you didn’t receive Kumar’s card please email …

CES 2018: Bad Habits Be Gone With Keen By HabitAware

January 14, 2018

HabitAware is an amazing minority woman led startup out of Minneapolis Minnesota. They have created Keen, a wearable designed to help people recognize their bad habits and break them and it works. Created by Aneela Kumar, a chronic hair puller until using Keen, this wearable was one of the most unique wearables we’ve seen at …



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