Posted By Simon Montford on Oct 17, 2014
The makers of Olive have made a very genuine attempt at making a bracelet that is more of a lifestyle product compared to existing, more functional looking, fitness trackers like Fuelband, FitBit, Jawbone etc. It is OliveLab's attempt to grab the attention of more fashion-conscious consumers.
This is something we recently touched on in a previous article "Until Now All Smart Jewellery That Glitters Hasnt Been Gold". We think they have succeeded, at least from an aesthetic perspective. It really is very beautiful. Without actually experiencing the device first hand, it will be interesting to find out how it feels and functions when physically held.
The purpose and key differentiator of the Olive is that it monitors stress. It does so via several biological indicators:
Olive is best used with a smartphone but can be used in stand-alone mode. Olive will still detect the physiological signs of stress and help guide you to utilize and control your breath over time. Mindful breathing is a fundamental tool for conquering stress.
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