Ok, so you’ve heard of fitness trackers like the FitBit, Garmin VivoFit and Jawbone Up. These devices track your activity, record it in an app on your phone so you can monitor your fitness and wellbeing with the hope of improving your fitness over time. Imagine applying that same principle to quitting smoking. That’s what a Kickstater project is hoping to do
Quitbit is a cigarette lighter. Instead of an open flame, it uses a heat coil to light your cigarette – kinda like the old car cigarette lighters I guess.
The difference this time is because the lighter is actually a smart device, it can track the number of times you light up, tell you when you last lit up and all that data can be synchronised with an app on your phone so you can see your progress over time.
If you’re a smoker – you may have been asked “how many do you smoke a day?” Unless you’re a “pack a day” smoker, you probably don’t really know, and unless you’re prepared to go cold-turkey, perhaps slowing down is the best way to quit?
If you want one, they are hoping to ship them this December – so get in now to be one of the first – back their project, you never know, might be your road to quitting.