Backcourt Skyn: a smart band that can detect alcohol

ByJoe Horner 2019-06-26 1402

Nowadays, various functions of smart bracelets emerge in endlessly, and more occupy the mainstream trend. Although all kinds of smart watch are becoming more and more powerful, they are still blank in a particular area, that is, alcohol concentration monitoring. BACTrack, an American startup, has launched a smart bracelet that measures alcohol content in the body. It can analyze the concentration of alcohol in the blood by sweat and alert users when excessive alcohol is detected.

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Keith Nothacker, the company's founder, says the market is huge because more than 2 billion people drink alcohol worldwide, and 10, 000 people die each year in the United States alone. The company will take alcohol testing as the starting point, and will expand to other testing areas in the future.

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How does BACTrack Skyn work?

Here's how BACTrack Skyn test alcohol?, relying on a technology similar to a fuel cell to measure alcohol levels in the blood by monitoring and analyzing sweat on the skin. In other words, the smart bracelet provides real-time monitoring of TAC (transdermal alcohol content), and the processor converts TAC into BAC (blood alcohol content) in real time to detect the current blood alcohol content in the body. At the same time, it also has a Bluetooth module, which can transmit the monitoring data to the matching smartphone in real time for recording.

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Can BACTrack Skyn instead of respiratory alcohol concentration detector?

Perhaps you will think that in the future, the traffic police will say goodbye to blowing, at any time to take a BACTrack Skyn for you to put on, that is not very realistic. The research and development team said that because the alcohol in the body takes 45 minutes to start metabolizing out of sweat, the smart band is not a substitute for a respiratory alcohol concentration detector.

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BACTrack Skyn won't have a chance to use his talents?

The matching App uses, BACTrack Skyn to record the amount of alcohol consumed by the wearer over a period of time, which is valuable first-hand information for families and doctors who need to avoid alcohol. At the same time, the data monitored by, BACTrack Skyn can also be used as body data to help doctors diagnose. Of course, for those who have a DUI record and law enforcement agencies want to monitor drinking, wearing BACTrack Skyn is also important.

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More intimate is that the, BACTrack Skyn matching App also has built-in emergency contact function, once the wearer drinks more than a certain amount, the system will automatically send a message to the preset contact to report the current situation. In addition, if you are a person who wants to avoid alcohol, BACTrack Skyn can also help you. Only need to set the upper limit of alcohol consumption in the matching App in advance, once the monitored data reaches the set limit, BACTrack Skyn will start to issue a reminder to remind users to drink in moderation.

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