Withings and L'Oreal have made a smart hair brush, in the latest edition of 'You're doing it wrong'

The Internet of Things has brought wireless connectivity to billions of devices that previously suffered from being dumb (or, not connected). It has also created an excuse for companies to make… [Read More]

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The Internet of Things has brought wireless connectivity to billions of devices that previously suffered from being dumb (or, not connected).
The hair brush is one example of this.
Nokia-owned Withings, L’Oreal’s innovation lab and Kerastase, a high-end L’Oreal hair product brand, have just unveiled a Wi-Fi, Bluetooth-equipped hair brush that’s supposed to show you data on your hair-brushing habits and, in theory help you take better care of your hair.
When I asked L'Oreal and Withings how it knows this, they said it's because the brush knows when you've spent a lot of time and effort brushing tangled hair.
I can’t possibly imagine paying around $200 for a connected hair brush, just so I can have the pleasure of learning more about how I’m doing yet another beauty ritual wrong.

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Oh boy… the smart hair brush, in the latest edition of “you’re doing it wrong”. #Trend? #SmartTechnology

Source: The Verge