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People are increasingly becoming more sedentary, spending at least 10 – 15 hrs a day at work, school, and home. With the modern rhythm of life, we often forget about doing physical activities, or just walking. More than 80% of people suffer from spinal problems. For children, the age from eight to seventeen years is the most important period in formation of posture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now you don't have to worry about posture problems. Leave these cares to Mevics - it will control your posture while you work and track your fitness results during the day. It is very small and thin, so it won't bother you during the day. Mevics is attachable via magnetic hold, which prevents you from losing it during physical exercise or daily errands. The white and black versions of the device allow you to combine Mevics with any clothing without sacrificing your style.

Mevics' goal is not only to resolve a problem of slouching, but also to eliminate the predominant passive lifestyle, which often is the main reason for the majority of health issues. Furthermore, we wanted to create a product which will be not only useful, but stylish as well, so everybody could use it without feeling tacky or limited, which is the main fear that prevents many people from using health-improving gadgets. This is why we make a point out of the design of the device, since it eliminates these fears and allows everyone to feel better without sacrificing their style.

 

We know how important healthy spine and daily activity are, and this is why we created Mevics - a small wearable device that takes care of your posture at work and play.

 

We want to show people that maintaining a healthy lifestyle and staying fit is easy even with an office job. Mevics ensures correct spinal positioning and proper breathing, as our health directly - and literally - relies on our spine.

As soon as you set out for a walk or a run, Mevics helps to monitor your activity from that point on. It shows how many steps you have taken, the distance walked or run, and, how many calories you have burnt throughout the day.

Mevics takes care of your child's healthy posture in those early, formative years. Our gadget helps to develop correct posturing when sitting, which prevents curvature of the spine.

You will not have to worry any more about a slouching posture whilst you are immersed in work. Leave those cares to Mevics. 

Mevics keeps records of your activities: it calculates the steps, calories burnt, and the distance travelled throughout the day.  

Mevics analyzes the statistics of your activities and sends notifications to your smartphone if you need to be more active or do some exercises.  

 

 

Mevics interacts with your smartphone and you can monitor all the information to help you manage the device. It displays the current position of the spine, collects and analyzes data about your activity, and allows you to control the device. Are you slouching or sitting correctly now? Mevics will show your answer in real time. 

You will not forget to put on Mevics in the morning, or to recharge it. Mevics will remind you! 

Observe the physical development and activity of your child. With Mevics you will know whenever your child is slouching or not sitting correctly.

Mevics application shows you the data about your activities throughout the day, all in the form of accessible and understandable statistics.

 

Children and teenagers love innovation and modern technology. Smartphones, computers, gadgets, and mobile applications, are the daily companions of children. Correct spinal posture and sitting position positively affects the health of children and teenagers. Correct posture formation for children is extremely important, and is paramount in preventing possible curvature of the spine. 

Mevics vibrates when the child slouches or does not sit correctly. The vibration reminds the child of the need to straighten the back. The vibrations are noiseless, so classmates and teachers will not hear how Mevics is helping to control and maintain the correct posture.  

Mevics successfully controls and monitors child's posture and activities: number of steps, distance walked, and calories burned. Parents can view the child’s posture statistics and levels of physical activity. This important information can help in forming a healthy diet, and planning sports activities. 

 

Mevics Daily - the application that focuses on three categories: Spine, Sport, and Food. There is a selection of articles with simple tips on health, exercise, and proper nutrition, useful both in the office and in daily life.

Mevics team has specifically developed an application that cares about you and your health. Mevics Daily - Available now, download at AppStore and PlayMarket. In the Mevics Daily we have the best tips for improving your posture, nutrition, and sport. With Mevics you can immediately begin improving your health.

 

 

 

Mevics looks neat and attractive on any kind of clothes. You can wear it without being afraid that it won't suit your outfit. Mevics can be both your personal assistant and a stylish part of your image – available in two colors.

Minimalistic design
Minimalistic design

Minimalism is one of the most influential styles today, so we created a device that is nice and simple to wear, and also is interactive.

Thin and slim capsule
Thin and slim capsule

The small size of the device makes it almost invisible on clothes and does not attract attention.

Black&White
Black&White

Black and white editions of the device allow you to combine it with any clothing item and any style.

Creative process
Creative process

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside Mevics
Inside Mevics

 

 

Mevics team believes that with the help of our creative users our product could become even more useful and multifunctional. This is why we are offering you the opportunity to sync Mevics with the applications that you, personally, can create. SDK allows and makes it much easier for Android and iOS developers to implement the code, to control and use the full potential of Mevics features. Besides, if you would require any help, our support team is always ready to assist you in creation of amazing applications.

 

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Over the entire history of our existence of Mevics, we took part in many exhibitions but CES was the most broad-scale for us. The four-day Conference lasted in the mode of constant communication with the participants who got interested in the project. Among them there were the media, representatives of other companies, and other participants who were interested in our experience, and all those who felt concerned about the problem of bad posture. The participation in CES gave us new motivation. Another our dream came true.

 

 

 

 

Rogosky Vadim and the whole WannaBiz team, ITEvrika team, Sigma Software, Karina Lapina, Roman Kravchenko, Vadim Khamray, Antoshchuk Svetlana, Nikolay Kuznetsov, Maxim Tribunsky, Tribunskaya Darina, Anastasiya Andryeyeva.

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

Mevics have two offices one in Delaware, USA and company R&D is located in Odessa, Ukraine.
Mass production located in Shenzhen, China.
USA: MEVICS, Inc., 16192, Coastal Highway. Lewes, Delaware 19958, County of Sussex.
UKRAINE: 18a, Armeiskaya Str., Odesa 65063.

Our device will help you only if you want to improve your posture and change your life. You need follow the instructions of use when you receive it. Meviсs is not a universal pill, Mevics is a tool that can help you change your life.

 

Risks and challenges

We have completed manufacturing design of the product and have produced about 50 working prototypes in a total of 5 iterations.
We have also started negotiations with a mass production manufacturer to make sure that our device is produced and delivered to our customers on time. However, there is a risk that mass production process may require various design decisions which may take more time to implement. We manage this risk by allowing extra few weeks for this.
Also, we are responsible for unforeseen circumstances and promise to keep every backer informed if something doesn’t go according to plan.
We will do the best to solve any problems.

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