A new additional to the #quantifiedself world has appeared via avawomen.com:
Ava is a fertility tracking bracelet that identifies an average of five fertile days per cycle, doubling your chances to conceive. There’s no guesswork around timing intercourse or tracking ovulation. Wear Ava at night and the rest is taken care of—all that’s left for you to do is the fun part.
Whether you’ve just started trying to conceive or your fertility journey is taking longer than you expected, Ava can help. It gives you the confidence to always know you’re trying at the right time, and the convenience to not have to think about it too much. Ava makes for a better, easier, more magical journey to conception for you and your partner.
skin temperature – rises about .5F degrees after ovulation
HRV (Heart Rate Variability) – estrogen, progesterone and stress have an impact on HRV.
sleep tracking – light, deep and REM
breathing rate – rate of respiration per minute
movement – accelerometer
perfusion – supplying blood to the tissues – estrogen and progesterone influence profusion
bioimpediance – resistance of body tissues – reproductive hormones impact the skin
heat loss – happens with sleep and might be related to the luteal phase.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.