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L’Oreal unveils hairbrush that «hears» breaking hair

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French cosmetics firm L’Oreal has presented a smart hairbrush designed to assist users as they seek avoiding breaking hair, while combing.

BBC reports that the Hair Coach brush has a built-in microphone, gyroscope and accelerometer among other sensors and it also vibrates if one brushes too hard.

Announced at current CES tech show in Las Vegas, the U.S., the brush’s microphone records the sounds of breaking hair and the other sensors are used to create a profile of the way the owner looks after their hair.

According to the firm, the brush then shares the data via wi-fi or Bluetooth notwork to an app, which uses the information to evaluate hair quality and monitor the effects of different routines.

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