Virgin makes wearable that TV program recording as a user falls asleep

Dec

22

2014

The British Virgin Media has announced to get a wearable that measures the user’s pulse while time watching TV. As a result, the device can detect when the wearer is asleep. In that case, a signal is sent to record the program.

According to the provider receives the wearable name KipstR. It is a bracelet that measures the pulse rate and oxygen saturation of the blood. These data are used to estimate whether the wearer is asleep. Should that be the case, then a signal is sent to the VCR to the TV program which looked record.

The device is made with a 3D printer and developed by two teenagers, says Virgin Media. In the coming time tests are performed with the KipstR. Britons who are interested can register at the site of the provider. It is not clear whether there are plans to bring other parts of the bracelet. As yet there is only compatible with the DVRs of Virgin Media.

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