A research-design lab has announced wristband that explores intersection of mind and body

Wearables are facilitating healthier lives by tracking our steps and calories, but if it’s a balanced lifestyle we seek, then physical activity is just one part of the equation. To fill the void, research lab and design studio Vinaya has announced Zenta, the world’s first biometric smart wristband for emotional wellbeing. A fashion statement and monitoring software in one, the product looks to be the first to market with a holistic new approach to mindful technology.

To first understand its significance, PSFK spoke with Vinaya founder Kate Unsworth about the new product and the thinking behind it. An evolution of Vinaya’s first product line Altruis, the product will be a means of understanding our inner selves—a technology for navigating and connecting with the complexities of our emotional lives.

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