Drowsy Driving No More: Device Monitors Alertness, "Nudges" You When You're Falling Asleep, University of Pennsylvania Study

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Most sleepy college students faced with yet another marathon cram session either down a latte or chug a Red Bull. But a once-tired team of University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering graduates accustomed to pulling all-nighters are fighting fatigue in a more technological way. Drew Karabinos, Jason Gui and Jonathan Kern developed Vigo, a self-described "personal energy gauge" that monitors the body for drowsiness and sends weary wearers "wake-up" alerts.

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