Innovations 4 HER


HeraBEAT: Tracking Your Baby Heart Beat At Home

By Walcott Aganu

Listening to the heart sounds of an unborn baby upon a visit to the doctor’s office is one of the most magical moments for parents to be. What if you could do that in the comfort of your home? What if you could avoid anxious phone calls or hospital visits by having a digital device at hand? The HeraBEAT fetal heart monitor promises peace of mind for both the expecting mother and her family.

Dyson Corrale: Straightener Reducing Hair Damage by Half

By Walcott Aganu

It is often said that most time we get the hair damage we deserve. We all know that flattening hair with an iron; forcing it to go against its very nature isn’t very healthy. Yet we continue to accept that it’s a small price to pay for a good hair day. That’s what makes the Dyson Corrale hair straightener unique – the wireless straightener elevates styling results while reducing heat damage to hair by half.

Vitali Smart Bra

“Good breathing doesn’t happen without good posture”. While all regular bras have the same primary purpose, to offer support, they also have something else in common; a feeling of relief to the wearer when they are taken off. But, with the new smart bras hitting the market; one may feel much better by keeping it on. The Vitali bra is a revolutionary piece of smart clothing that not only offers physical support, but also offers emotional support, too. This on the go “wellness coach” is unlike other smart clothing, rather than monitoring fitness, this bra tracks breathing, posture and heart rate variability (HRV) via a powerful processor that collects data from sensors. Honing in on key indicators of the balance between stress and your wellbeing, the bra gives biofeedback that lets you know if an unbalance is detected. This then allows you to take action, such as taking a deep…

The iThrone portable toilet

An innovation that can prevent diseases

Kembet Bolton

Using proper toilets and hand-washing – preferably with soap – prevents the transfer of bacteria, viruses and parasites found in human excreta which otherwise contaminate water resources, soil and food. This contamination is a major cause of diarrhoea, the second biggest killer of children in developing countries, and leads to other major diseases such as cholera, schistosomiasis, and trachoma.