Wellness Tracker Takes Mood Rings To The Next Level

Wellness Tracker Takes Mood Rings To The Next Level
technology

The W/Me is a wristband sensor that monitors a wearer's feelings via the autonomic nervous system.

John Pugh, BI
  • 9 june 2013

Remember the mood ring? For those of you who never fell prey to its clever form of chicanery, the trinket claimed to reflect the wearer’s mood by changing colors throughout the day. In reality, the ring actually measured a person’s body temperature thanks to a liquid crystal thermometer, causing the stone to change colors if it was hot or cold. Although the science behind it was dubious at best, the promise of a device that could offer more insight into our inner workings proved to be popular, albeit short-lived fad. However, with the proliferation of high-tech wearable health devices, a fully functional ‘mood ring’ may be an actual possibility.

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