With wireless sensors, mobile app will help users improve posture

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Back pain affects some 80 percent of Americans at some time in their lives and is the number one reason for job-related disability. That's according to California-based LUMOback, which is now gearing up to offer a tech-enabled solution. Through a combination of small, wireless sensors and a smartphone app, LUMOback will monitor the user's posture in real time and help make it better. LUMOback is developing a thin, flexible and wearable wireless sensor that will monitor and measure the wearer's posture in real time. When he or she is slouching, it will send small, gentle vibrations to the wearer's lower…

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