Bluetooth: now in your mouth

BrushWavePhone-820x420Just when you thought you were safe, Oral-B will launch a smartphone-connected toothbrush that will offer “personalized advice” to help improve users’ brushing technique. The toothbrush will use Bluetooth 4.0 to connect to a smartphone app that can be “programmed with the help of a dentist.”

“Up!”

“Down!”

“Up!”

“Down!”

“Small circles, small circles…”

“Spit!”

“Rinse!”

Beyond the real-time “technique coaching,” this opens the door to personalized dental advice, scheduling checkups, and all sorts of tooth-related connectivity. The Internet of Everything is happening now. In the darnedest of places. Read article here.