A Japanese lingerie brand, Ravijour, has just announced a so-called smart bra which uses embedded sensors to measure your heart rate and can only be removed once you find a gentleman of sufficient appeal to substantially raise said heart rate.
The information is sent to a smartphone app via Bluetooth which ultimately makes the decision to pop the bra open, or not.
Pricing for the bra hasn’t been released yet, but you can expect to be quite a bit north of your normal, non-heart-rate-measuring bras.Read
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This isn’t the first foray technology has made into our love-lives; the wonderfully-named field of teledildonics has been making strides in recent years.
Recent innovations include vibrators which know when you get to the saucy part of a naughty novel, or paired sex toys which allow proximity-challenged couples to “bond” over the internet.Read
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While this invention is nothing if not novel, there are some questions that need to be answered before we head out and buy them all for our daughters.
1. How does it distinguish between a heart rate increase that results from Prince Charming and one that results from exercise? Is it going to pop open mid-way through your spinning class?
2. What happens if you don’t find true love today? Are you trapped in your underwear until you find “the one”?