Arduino-Based Posture Suspenders Tackle Back Pain

If you’re like most people in this connected world, you probably spend a lot of your time in front of a computer–whether it’s a PC, laptop or tablet. Do you ever find yourself slouching, or even feeling some pain as the hours online tick by?

With some ingenuity and an Arduino Pro Mini featuring an Atmel AVR ATmega168 microcontroller, Tobias Sonne has created smart Posture Suspenders that alert the wearer when he or she isn’t maintaining a healthy posture. For those who suffer from back pain–and there are a lot of us in this world!– the Posture Suspender could be just what we need.

Learn more about how this wearable electronic solution works. Have you created any interesting wearable electronics?

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