bandu is a watch that reminds you to take a step back and relax during life’s challenging moments. Built by a neuroscientist and engineers, bandu presents alerts on the watch face to indicate when you should listen to music, play a game, or call a loved one. Through your phone, you customize the alerts to include messages just for your eyes. bandu is your little buddy for life’s daily challenges. Find time for yourself amidst all the noise.
We are developing bandu to measure the autonomic nervous system, the key bodily system associated with the effects of stress including perspiration, respiration, and cardiology. bandu currently monitors your skin conductance, movement, and temperature to alert you during moments of stress to relax and take a break. When you become stressed, bandu asks you if you would like to play a song, play a game, or call a trusted friend. Pressing a button on the side of bandu initiates the action on your smartphone. You can even load custom messages on your smartphone to remind you to take deep breaths during your stressful moments or to stand up and stretch! bandu learns if the suggested activity lowers your stress and shows you the results right on your smartphone. bandu links to your smartphone in real-time so you can monitor your stress level, see when it rises, and determine the people, places, and things in your life that cause stress.