Bad habits die hard, don’t they? There are many wearable devices that can track your activity and let you know how hard you are pushing your body. But if you don’t exercise, there are no consequences. Pavlok aims to change that. This innovative gadget punishes you if you don’t stay on the right track. The companion app helps you break down your goals into easy actions. The device pushes you to stay on track. You earn rewards when you succeed. If you fail, you pay a fine, lose access to your phone, or even get shocked.
Take waking up every day for instance. Wouldn’t it be nice if your wearable could give you an extra push when you are too lazy to leave your bed? Pavlok does just that. The device uses real-time haptic feedback to notify you and knows when you are wearing it. The developers are releasing an API for it, so the possibilities are endless.