Bødtle is a retrofit device that users can attach on any water bottle to keep track of their water consumption levels and hydration habits throughout the day.
The body’s needs for water is unrelenting. Consuming an adequate amount of water everyday is necessary and important to ensure that the body has enough water to carry out its many functions such as regulating body temperature and maintaining nutrient metabolism. Despite the importance of drinking water, studies reveal that almost two thirds of Americans do not drink enough water on a regular basis. Currently, many products exist on the market to monitor a user’s fitness patterns throughout the day to encourage people to be more active and on the move but few products exist that encourage users to also maintain and develop healthy water drinking habits. Bødtle aims to remedy this problem.
Bødtle uses a sensor unit that the user can attach to his water bottle that can detect the quantity of water the user is consuming throughout the day. Bødtle also features a mobile application which interfaces with the sensor unit to track and display information regarding the user’s water consumption. Users can use the mobile application to set goals for how much water they would like to drink in a day and the mobile application will deliver push notifications to the user at appropriate times throughout the day to remind him to drink enough water in order to reach that goal.