LAS VEGAS – It seems like every company is busting out a tiny sensor that keeps track of your steps and other fitness goals here at CES, but if you’re slouching over a computer for 8 hours a day, correcting your posture can go a long way toward improving your fitness. Lumo is putting a different spin on the pedometer by focusing not just on how much you’re moving, but on whether you’re keeping your head up and shoulders straight too.
The Lumo Lift is a tiny magnetic sensor that vibrates when your posture is bad. The company launched LUMOback last year which aslo detected bad posture, but required wearing a bulky band around your waist all day. The Lumo Lift comes with essentially all the same features as the original, except now the sensor is a lot more discreet and can be clipped onto your clothing.
Lumo Lift will tell you when you’re not standing up right, slouching at your desk. It can also let you know if your yoga poses are all off as well as keeping track of the standard steps walked and calories burned. The iOS app provides a log your posture stats to show you how you’ve improved over time and you can turn on the PowerSession feature when you’re ready for a focused training session.
Pre-orders for the Lumo Lift opened today at $59 per unit, but you’ll have to wait until Spring 2014 before in arrives on your doorstep.