Wearable device Upright Go is designed to help correct posture

Sedentary lifestyle affects the health and well-being of many people. The consequences of long hours of static loads can be particularly unpleasant if the person has not developed the correct posture. To help correct posture and prevent associated with the violation pain in the back is designed a wearable device Upright Go, the creators of which are now collecting funds for its production through Kickstarter.

By the way, the fact that the initial goal of $25,000 at the time of writing the news collected more than $690 000, speaks of the prevalence of problems with posture.

Device using reusable double-sided medical adhesive fixed on the back and ensures that a user without stooping and not skewed to one side. About the deviation from the correct position, it informs the user by vibration. A mode of vibration in which the device only collects data.

According to the developers, just two or three weeks of following the recommendations Go Upright enough to improve your posture. The device is equipped with interface Bluetooth 4.0 LE, works in tandem with a mobile app for iOS and Android that allows you to monitor progress.

Built-in battery provides continuous operation Upright Go for eight hours. Charging takes 45 minutes. The dimensions of the device equal to 55,3 x 33.2 x 11.6 mm, weight — 12 g.

The minimum Deposit entitling to receive the device and five patches, each of which can withstand 5 applications, now $69. Shipment to begin in July of this year. To sell Upright Go retail the authors of the project expect for $99.

Source: Kickstarter


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