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Like Fitbit and other health-tracking wearables, the data collected from the condom will be kept anonymous. It has a battery life of around eight hours between charges. The ring, which ships with a one year warranty, can be adjusted to size and is able to be worn again and again.
However, users will be given the option to share the intimate data online with friends if they choose to. Nottinghamshire-based British Condoms, which first revealed it was developing the unique contraception last year, said its Smart Condom project brought new meaning to the term "wearable tech".
This smart condom knows you better than you know yourself.
The cutting-edge contraception acts like a Fit Bit for your genitals, bringing you a plethora of information about your body – and its performance in the bedroom. All the information gathered by the condom is transmitted to the companion app on your i OS or Android smartphone, allowing you to peruse the data after the fact. Con Smart Condom, which is manufactured by British Condoms, is capable of measuring the number of calories burnt, as well as the duration of intercourse.
These services allow their users to provide information about themselves in a short profile which is either stored in their phones as a dating ID or as a username on the mobile dating site.
And it certainly appears to have captured the public's imagination.
According to the British firm, almost 100,000 people have already pre-registered to be first in line to buy the £59.99 product, which will be released later this year. Con Smart Condom project, Adam Leverson told uk, "Not only have we innovated the world's first smart condom ring – that'll measure pretty much every aspect of performance in the bedroom – but now I'm pleased to confirm that it will also have built-in indicators to alert the users to any potential STIs present."Aaron Slater, spokesperson for British Condoms, added: "We knew we were on the cusp of creating something special with i.
You Tube also launched Super Chat, allowing users to highlight their messages for a fee.
“Super Chat is like paying for that front-row seat in the digital age,” You Tube said.