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.
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 …
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 …
Para quienes se muerden las uñas, se tiran del pelo o tienen cualquier otro comportamiento compulsivo, esta pulsera HabitAware (atención hábitos) se postula como la solución definitiva. El brazalete cuenta con un sensor de movimiento que detecta si se está realizando la conducta a eliminar, emite una vibración leve y que tan solo notará el usuario.
Many people go to Vegas to indulge bad habits, but HabitAware CEO Sameer Kumar brought this smart wristband here to help people quit theirs….
HabitAware – Saint Louis Park-based company specializing in health-oriented wearable devices
I think people who don’t have habits like trichotillomania (an irresistible urge to pick out your body hair) don’t really understand how distressing a compulsive habit can be. Habitaware nudges you whenever you engage in your compulsive behavior to help you stop. It’s fun to see the bracelet refine what your compulsive behavior might feel …
Aneela Idnani had lived hiding a secret for 20 years: she used to compulsively pull out her hair. A type of mental health disorder that involves hair pulling, nail biting, and skin picking that affects 30 million Americans. Aneela says, “I didn’t want anyone, especially my husband, to think I was a lesser person because
And for anyone who needs a little self-improvement, there’s Keen from HabitAware. The smart-bracelet uses gesture detection technology to gently nudge wearers into breaking bad habits, such as nail biting or hair twirling. The bracelet vibrates when it notices that your hands are in the wrong place and vibrates as a reminder.
Keen (by HabitAware) is a smart bracelet that helps people like its founder, Aneela Kumar, take control of unwanted behaviors like hair pulling, skin picking, and nail biting. These mental health disorders are collectively known as body focused repetitive behaviors and negatively impact the lives of 30 Million Americans. “I was a hair puller for …
Wearables startup HabitAware raised an undisclosed amount from hardware accelerator HAX and venture capital firm SOSV, according to MoneyTree. HabitAware makes the Keen bracelet, which vibrates when users engage in repetitive habits they are trying to break, like nail biting.
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