From Alcohol Intake Monitors to Pandemic Locators

 - Aug 22, 2009   Updated: Jun 16 2011
For centuries, people have been tracking patterns to find meaningful consistencies to draw conclusions about society, or simply learn about consensus habits in the population.

With the boom in technology, tracking meaningful patterns has become a whole lot easier, and now just about anything can be easily monitored or tracked. The following cluster explores some of the tracking devices out there, from life-saving devices to silly ones.

Implications - Technologies that enable individuals to live a more convenient and organized lifestyle will appeal to many people struggling to keep up with today's fast-paced lifestyle. Companies will benefit more from creating a product that offers efficiency as opposed to extravagance.