| ||Thread Tools|
|13th July 2012, 07:43||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
LUMOback smart posture sensor hands-on
We first met Andrew Chang -- one of the co-founders behind LUMOback -- when he approached us at the end of our panel at SXSW and offered to show us his smart posture sensor. He was wearing it right then and demoed it for us on the spot. We were impressed enough to stay in touch. Fast forward four months and the device has launched on Kickstarter and already surpassed its $100,000 funding goal. We recently caught up with Andrew to learn a little more about the device's evolution from mockup to pre-production and to get some hands-on time.
While we didn't get the chance to wear the smart posture sensor ourselves, Andrew gave us a thorough rundown and brought along various iterations of the device which you'll find in the photo gallery below. LUMOback is an 8.5mm thick appliance roughly the size of a credit card that's worn like a belt and rests against your lower back. It's packed with sensors, a vibration motor, an iOS-compatible Bluetooth 4.0 LE radio and a Li-Ion battery which provides about 4 days of operation on a charge. The only visible components are a single capacitive button, an LED and a micro-USB charging port. It's splash resistant and features an adjustable elastic strap.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Smartphone, tablet and laptop workers face ill health and poor posture||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||20th June 2012 07:08|
|iPad Smart Case hands-on||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||19th June 2012 07:03|
|ViewSonic VCD22 22-inch Android Smart Display hands-on||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||4th June 2012 09:27|
|Vodafone UK launches Smart II: Android Gingerbread for £70 (hands-on)||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||1st June 2012 07:26|
|Sony's SmartTags and Smart Wireless Headset Pro hands-on||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||11th January 2012 08:22|
|PlayStation Vita plays it smart with phone-like UI, we go hands-on||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||14th December 2011 06:52|
|Best Sitting Posture Is Not Straight Up||jmke||WebNews||0||29th November 2006 11:29|
|Accuracy of the sensor?||goingpostale1||Air - Water - Peltier - Phase Change - LN2 Cooling Projects||3||24th March 2005 17:59|
|where to put a thermal sensor on a Ti 4600 ?||Gamer||Hardware/Software Problems, Bugs||6||6th June 2002 14:54|