A new wearable device can let other people know your mood. The device is a wristband. It is called a Moodbeam and is made a UK company the same name. The wristband was designed the company and a healthcare provider. The company wanted to make a self-reporting device to help doctors and medical staff. The healthcare provider wanted its workers to be able to monitor their mood. Wearers the device can check their mood logging to their Moodbeam account. Information their mood will be stored in the cloud. Employers and managers can also see the data stored the cloud a dashboard. This can let them know how workers and teams are feeling and coping work.
The original idea the Moodbeam wristband came a worried mother. She wanted to know how her daughter was feeling when she wasn't her. The company website says: "Moodbeam is built the unfortunate truth that whilst how we feel is so important to our wellbeing, it's hard to capture, tough to talk and often invisible....Moodbeam was created the ambition to transform the way the world sees mood, making it easier to understand and talk how we feel." It added the device: "Allows better understanding of how we feel, creates more meaningful conversations with those we care and helps us lead happier lives."