South Korean company debuts cloud-shaped smart scale on CES that offers encouraging messages

A South Korean company wants to put an end to fat shaming with a smart scale that offers encouraging messages, whether you have lost, gained or remained the same weight.

The device has the shape of a cloud and displays your weight digitally and comes with an associated app that you can use to track your progress.

Once you have taken your weight, the app provides motivation with phrases such as “It’s ok! There is no rush “if you gain a few pounds or” I told you it was worth it “after you lost some weight.

The bowl is part of the recently launched Kakao Friends HomeKit and contains a humidifier, lamp, security camera and other products, Mashable writes.

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A South Korean company wants to put an end to fat shaming with a smart scale that offers encouraging messages, whether you have lost the same weight, arrive or have stayed

A South Korean company wants to put an end to fat shaming with a smart scale that offers encouraging messages, whether you have lost the same weight, arrive or have stayed

“Kakao Friends Homekit, the very first collaboration project with the award-winning design studio Nendo, led by Oki Sato, presents modern smart home devices with an associated app that are inspired by various pleasurable imaginations and Kakao Friends characters,” the company shared in a statement .

“These simple yet memorable objects consist of seven products: scales, humidifier, air cleaner, thermometer, alarm, table lamp and sensor.”

“During the series, the Homekit shows a continuous aesthetic theme that contributes to the unique experience that Kakao wants to achieve.”

Kakao Friends is a spin-off from the Koran messenger app Messenger app that highlights three characters – Ryan the bear is one and he also appears on the scale.

The device has the shape of a cloud and displays your weight digitally and comes with an associated app that you can use to track your progress

The device has the shape of a cloud and displays your weight digitally and comes with an associated app that you can use to track your progress

The device has the shape of a cloud and displays your weight digitally and comes with an associated app that you can use to track your progress. Once you have taken your weight, the app provides motivation with phrases such as “It’s ok! There is no rush ‘if you have won a few pounds

Your weight appears digitally on a round circle at the top and the surface is bumpy, yet stable.

The app, available for both iOS and Android, is called “Kakaofriends Scale”.

When you log in, the app asks for standard information such as name, gender and age, as well as weight and height.

This allows you to see the progress of your weight so that you can stay on course regardless of whether you want to lose a few pounds or want to bulk

Kakao Friends is a spin-off from the Koran messenger app Messenger app that highlights three characters - Ryan the bear is one and he also appears on the scale

Kakao Friends is a spin-off from the Koran messenger app Messenger app that highlights three characters - Ryan the bear is one and he also appears on the scale

Kakao Friends is a spin-off from the Koran messenger app Messenger app that highlights three characters – Ryan the bear is one and he also appears on the scale

The Smart Scale costs $ 120 and will be available at the end of January.

In addition to the scale, the company brought the entire HomeKit, including seven devices, to the Las Vegas event.

Participants saw the smart lamp, humidifier, alarm, camera, thermometer and air cleaner.

“The collection of household appliances had to bridge the gap between such digital content and analog content and also create a synergistic effect between the two,” the company shared.

In addition to the scale, the company brought the entire HomeKit, including seven devices, to the Las Vegas event. Participants saw the smart lamp, humidifier, alarm, camera, thermometer and air cleaner

In addition to the scale, the company brought the entire HomeKit, including seven devices, to the Las Vegas event. Participants saw the smart lamp, humidifier, alarm, camera, thermometer and air cleaner

In addition to the scale, the company brought the entire HomeKit, including seven devices, to the Las Vegas event. Participants saw the smart lamp, humidifier, alarm, camera, thermometer and air cleaner

“To meet this request, the function of smart household appliances had to be combined; i.e. remote control and data management via a mobile device, with the charm and accessibility of the world of ‘Kakao Friends’. “

‘With this in mind, inspiration was derived from the fact that the development of different’ apps’ with functions that are unique from each other is only possible through the existence of a uniform platform: the ‘OS’ of smartphones, which led to the idea that home appliances should have a uniform platform in the same way instead of a completely different shape for each product. “

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