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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:14 PM   #1
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CES 2013: HAPIfork is a Digital Fork that Tracks Your Eating Habits




HAPILABS HAPIfork (via The Verge) is an electronic fork that is designed to monitor eating habits with built-in Bluetooth, a capacitive sensor, and a vibration motor.

HAPIfork provides information about eating schedules and alerts users when they are eating too fast, a leading cause of weight gain, according to the manufacturer.

The fork measures each movement from fork to plate, which is recorded as a "fork serving." The fork monitors how long it takes to finish a meal, the number of fork servings eaten per minute, and the interval between each fork serving.

All of this information is uploaded through USB or Bluetooth to an online dashboard. The fork is also designed to work with the HAPILABS app to provide a coaching program that encourages better eating.

HAPIfork will retail for $99.99. The USB version will ship during the second quarter of 2013 and the Bluetooth version will ship during the third quarter of 2013.

Article Link: CES 2013: HAPIfork is a Digital Fork that Tracks Your Eating Habits
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:17 PM   #2
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I'm going to be the first to say this is retarded.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:20 PM   #3
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shoot me the ****ing face.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:25 PM   #4
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Nope. Too far.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:29 PM   #5
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Is this thing a joke? Or is this serious?
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:34 PM   #6
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I wonder how it would interpret a good fork stabbing.

http://www.ksla.com/story/19029878/s...head-with-fork

I bet they sell very few for $99. lol that someone thought this was a good idea. What's next? maybe a bluetooth toilet paper roll to track your toilet paper consumption...

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shoot me the ****ing face.
I don't have a gun, but I could stab you in the face with this fork instead.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:38 PM   #7
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April 1st?
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:39 PM   #8
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I'm waiting for the iFork.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:39 PM   #9
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Eh, I'll hold off for HAPInapkin to help determine my cleanliness.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:40 PM   #10
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OK, but what if you eat with chopsticks?
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:42 PM   #11
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Guess I'll have to buy two!
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:49 PM   #12
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I want a list of the names of the ...er....um...remarkable consumers () who buy these...things.

I have a bridge in Brooklyn I am sure I could sell to them.

All of them...one each...

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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:51 PM   #13
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I want iCondom. At least that would benefit my performance.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:52 PM   #14
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 07:55 PM   #15
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Fantastic. I've been looking for human repellant. Glad it comes with bluetooth.

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Is this samsungs new tv?
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 08:19 PM   #17
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Wait... am I supposed to eat my typical dinner of tacos and a milkshake with a fork now?

This is gonna be difficult.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 08:20 PM   #18
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"SHUT UP iFORK! I KNOW I'M FAT JUST SHUT-UP ABOUT IT! "
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I want iCondom. At least that would benefit my performance.
No, it would just give you a record of how poor it was.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 08:23 PM   #20
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What if you want soup.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 08:33 PM   #21
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Go iFork yourself
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 08:43 PM   #22
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Wut 2 teh fork?

This is almost the stupidest thing I have seen for iPeople.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 09:24 PM   #23
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In my opinion eating healthier foods would be 1000 times more benificial than finishing your meals a few seconds slower... But hey, I guess some people are desperate?
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 09:28 PM   #24
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Spooning leads to forking.
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 09:28 PM   #25
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