Smart Bottles: The Hydration of Tomorrow
A physiological necessity that every human being needs to survive is water. It’s mandatory for everyday functions, from bathing to fitness to beauty, and of course food. Unfortunately, many Americans these days are not drinking enough water for proper hydration. Also, those who are getting enough water are getting it through unhealthy sugary drinks such as soda and juice. However, technology is helping to solve this problem, as multiple companies are creating high-tech water bottles to track water intake.
One water bottle that can come in handy for anyone to track their daily intake is the H2OPal, and is designed with advanced technology to help improve water consumption. By using an energy efficient weight sensor that connects to a smartphone app or the Amazon Alexa app, H2OPal can tell how much water has been drunk throughout the day. In addition, it informs the user how much water the user needs to drink in order to reach their daily hydration goal. This bottle is very useful for anybody who wants to start a healthier lifestyle or simply wants to increase their water intake.
HydraCoach Intelligent Water Bottle
For those who prefer not to use apps but still want to track water intake, there is the Hydracoach Intelligent Water Bottle. The features are more advanced than an ordinary water bottle. Instead of connecting to a phone, there is a device attached to the bottle that can calculate personal hydration and tracks how much fluids have been consumed. The hydration tracker ensures the drinker that their water intake goals are met.
However, if someone prefers not to spend a lot of money, the Dot water bottle can still help anyone track their water intake due to its unique design. Unlike Sportline or H2OPal, Dot doesn’t use batteries or require apps; instead it tracks water intake on its lid. When the bottle is refilled the lid displays a dot indicating that an entire bottle of water was drunk. After it’s refilled again it displays another dot and so on until it reaches four dots. This not only helps people count the number of bottles they drink but it can help set a hydration goal for the day. The flattering design of the Dot bottle makes it a cute accessory to carry around. All three of these products are innovating the way we drink water and are advancing the health industry by creating new ways to keep track of daily intake.