MOTHER is a self-charging tech device that utilizes thermoelectric technology to convert body heat into the electricity needed to power it. Unveiled at CES 2020, the product has captured the attention of the medical community and recently, MEDIROM—"which operates over 300 salons [in Japan] under Re.Ra.Ku brands and others"—placed an order for MOTHER.
The self-charging tech has immense implications for the lifestyle and healthcare sector. Since placing the order with Kansai Medical University Hospital for MOTHER, MEDIROM has reported having "numerous inquiries from the medical sector, including rehabilitation centers, medical institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and nursing homes."
The MOTHER wearable is capable of tracking user health and activity over time, including data for sleep length and quality, calorie consumption, and other biometrics. The fact that it doesn't require to be charged adds another piece of convenience.