World’s first hydration monitor tells you when you need a glass of water

Posted On Mon, September 26, 2016 By

Posted On Mon, September 26, 2016 By In Design, From Our Partners, Technology

We all know how important water is for our well-being but it can be difficult to know when we need to top up our levels of H20. U.S.-based BSX Technologies came up with the world’s first hydration monitor that measures a person’s water levels in real-time and notifies the wearer when to drink. The LVL (pronounced “level”) bracelet uses special red light technology to measure the body’s water content and other physiologic activities. The device, successfully funded over Kickstarter, can also track a wearer’s heart rate, sleep quality, activity (steps) and calories burned. Dustin Freckleton, founder and CEO at BSX Technologies, explains why staying hydrated isn’t always as easy as it sounds.

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