The water bottle of the longer term has a constructed-in display

The water bottle of the future has a built-in screen

It is a water bottle with a colour display constructed-in. Nothing sounds extra “ugh, CES” than that. Nevertheless, the product is extra critical than it sounds. And heavier than it seems. It additionally does extra than simply measure your water consumption. LifeFuels is a brand new firm, and that is its first product ever: a sensible “vitamin” bottle that provides pre-measured quantities of concentrated dietary supplements and flavors to the water inside. There’s area contained in the lid for 5 totally different “gasoline pods”, whereas Bluetooth connectivity to your telephone will maintain you up to date on precisely how a lot water (coconut-flavored or in any other case) you’ve got drank within the day.

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The water bottle does work by itself, although. There is a smartwatch-sized show lodged within the middle of the bottle, with a pair of buttons beneath to pick dietary supplements and subsequently get them organized into your drink. Each the display and the motors chargeable for dropping within the dietary supplements might be recharged wirelessly, and in accordance with a LifeFuels spokesman, this should be achieved each couple of days — relying on how a lot you wish to complement your life. The corporate has struck cope with forty totally different drinks manufacturers: the pods will are available a variety together with vitamin supps in addition to flavorings like coconut water. The sensible bottle additionally pairs to well being and health apps together with FitBit, MyFitnessPal and Apple Well being, sharing vitamin and water consumption metrics the place it could actually. The hardware appears like a protein shake shaker, however when you decide it up you possibly can inform the distinction: these complement pods and hardware add some weight.

Whereas it is the corporate’s first product, it did not strategy crowdfunding. As an alternative, the primary spherical or preorders bought out “of their lots of” and the staff is now taking preorders for a second spherical — alongside 10 complement pods, the set is priced at $195. Comprehensible, then, that LifeFuels is specializing in athletes, gyms and private trainers at this preliminary (and kinda costly) stage. The corporate is aiming for a wider retail launch later in 2016.

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