Stress-buster: Microsoft bra battles emotional overeating

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Mary Czerwinski, a research manager with Microsoft’s Visualization and Interaction Research Group, is studying how technology can help detect stress and give people tools for dealing with it. One of her recent projects involved the creation of a bra with embedded electrocardiogram and electrodermal activity sensors (PDF), as well as a gyroscope and accelerometer.

The idea behind the prototype project is that women who have feedback about their moods can see the signs of stress that lead to overeating and make better decisions. 

Ein BH mit integrierter EKG-Funktionalität sowie Kreisel- und Beschleunigunssensoren soll Frauen ihre Gemütslage besser im Griff haben lassen. Den Kreislauf zu kontrollieren ok, aber dass der Smart BH Stressessen & Co. verhindern soll, naja…