Wearables alert those with incontinence before they need to go to the toilet

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Those who suffer from urinary incontinence are often unable to physically determine when they need to use the toilet and have to rely on disposable pads and liners. But a new wearable belt called Brightly, which uses biosensors to monitor the expansion of the bladder, could provide a more dignified solution. The belt is worn around the waist and and uses sensors and electrodes, located by the abdomen, to monitor the bladder's rhythm. The device can tell when the bladder is full because the conductivity of the area changes. When this happens, the system sends a vibration or audio signal…

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