Now Even Your Toothbrush Comes with a Smartphone App
Published on: 21st Feb 2014
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You will soon be able to connect your toothbrush to your smartphone, should such a bizarre notion actually appeal to you.
Oral-B, a manufacturer of electric toothbrushes says that it is launching a toothbrush with built-in Bluetooth adaptor that can send signals to a nearby iPhone or Android device.
According to the company, it sends data to the smartphone, and "provides real-time guidance while you brush, and records brushing activity as data that you can chart on your own and share with dental professionals"
Users can can also use the smartphone as a "remote control" to customize the toothbrush, including setting target session length and selecting preferred modes.
It goes on sale in June.