The physical consequence of repetitively pulling one's own hair causes the person immense shame and embarrassment so people with trichotillomania, like co-founder of HabitAware Aneela Kumar, often suffer in silence, going to great lengths to hide the evidence of their shame. It was only when Aneela married Sameer Kumar and he one day discovered that …
If you’re looking to kick a bad habit, a Minnesota couple hopes to help with a bracelet called HabitAware. The bracelet learns your bad behavior and notifies you with a gentle vibration when you give in to your urges.
Almost everyone has a habit they would like to kick, but for some people, that habit becomes a life-altering and debilitating disorder. Now, thanks to a Minneapolis couple, there’s a new way to try and kick the habit without drugs or psychiatry. It’s called HabitAware, wearable technology that alerts the user when they engage …
The company’s founder, Aneela Idnani Kumar, had a serious hair-pulling problem, and set out with her husband, Sameer, to develop a bracelet that would learn to detect the repeated motions associated with those types of subconscious bad habits and then issue haptic alerts to help users curb them.
Being that we at LeMetric specialize in a broad range of hair challenges, we often work with women who live with Trichotillomania which is the habit of pulling out one’s hair. Sometimes it is a minor issue that can be addressed and abandoned once identified, but as most of us know kicking a habit is . . .
The Liv is an extraordinarily high-tech wearable bracelet, developed by Liv, that is designed to make it easier than ever for you to correct your problem behaviors. This particular bracelet is capable of recognizing problem behaviors — particularly compulsive ones — and vibrating to alert wearers to cease said behavior.
Do you have certain bad habits like biting nails or pulling your hair that you would like to shed but don’t know where to start? Liv by HabitAware is a smart wearable device that tracks your subconscious behavior and helps you stop doing those things.
The world’s first and largest hardware accelerator, HAX has offices in San Francisco, New York, and Shenzhen, China, to provide companies unique global end-to-end support. Notably, three HAX startups, including habit-improving wearable device Liv, were recently named “Startups to Watch” by TechCrunch.
HabitAware – ein Startup aus Indien – hat sich des Problems angenommen und nutzt Wearables – wie sie bereits als Fitness-Tracker bekannt sind – um den “Patienten” mit Vibrationen daran zu erinnern, dass er gerade wieder im Begriff ist an den Nägeln zu kauen.
Do you have certain bad habits like nail biting or hair pulling that would you like to shed? Liv by HabitAware might help. It is a smart subconscious-behavior tracker and trainer that reminds you when you are doing things you don’t want to.
HabitAware have made a bit of a name for themselves recently in technology news by launching the Liv bracelet. I don’t think much of the name either, but the concept is cool. This is a bracelet that is designed to stop your nasty habit, whether that’s nail biting, hair pulling or sucking your thumb.
Liv doesn’t want to count steps or calories, it wants to help you break bad habits. The world’s first smart subconscious-behavior tracker and awareness trainer wants to rid you of ‘Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors’ or BFRBs. That could be sucking your thumb, biting nails or pulling you hair.
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