This Bracelet Will Tell You If You’re Too Drunk, Alerts Your Friends

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I’m guessing that the majority of the people reading this article are about to spend the next week downing pints and shotting sambuca. Whether you can handle your beer or not, this wristband could save your night.

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Winner of “Best Product Concept” at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit Design Expo 2014, Vive is the new invention by youths for youths.

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Although it may not be the best looking bracelet you’ve ever worn, it’s definitely the smartest. By tracking your intoxication and dehydration levels using microsensors, it lets you know if your last Jägerbomb was one too many.

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As well as telling you, the Vive wristband also alerts your mates to let them know if you’re safe or not. The team are looking to use GPS and WIFI to locate your whereabouts to help with safety on a night out. The amount of people you sync with has no limitations so it’s perfect if you’re part of a big group, especially if you’re that one friend that always wanders off…

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The University of Washington students behind the Vive bracelet have not yet made an announcement as to when a prototype is available, or what price range we’re looking at if it ever does become successful and reaches the market.

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The video below explains everything this bracelet is about, but be warned it’s extremely corny…

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