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iCandy: It’s Electric

A robotic newspaper-storage locker, an electronic fork, and shoes that track your dance moves

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iCandy: It’s Electric
Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/Press Association/AP Photo

Photo: Hapilabs
Hapilabs’ Hapifork helps to change the habits of people who eat too rapidly. This is important, clinicians say, because eating slowly helps prevent indigestion and overeating. The Hapifork tracks how long it takes to finish a meal, the intervals between forkfuls, and how many forkfuls you take per minute. An LED on the fork lights up and the utensil vibrates if you don’t allow at least 10 seconds between forkfuls. The fork, which will be available this spring for US $99, comes with a smartphone app for checking your progress and a coaching program.

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