August 10, 2020
The dental care space is now merging with voice technology in a new partnership between dental giant Oral-B and Amazon Alexa. The pair are collaborating on a voice-integrated toothbrush system that gives users tips on their brushing habits.
The joint system includes an Oral-B electric toothbrush, an Alexa built-in smart charger base, an Oral-B brush head and a Quick-Start guide. Users can tap...
April 14, 2014
Four months after Paris-based Kolibree announced its smartphone-connected electric toothbrush at CES 2014, the company has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign.
Kolibree's connected toothbrush has sensors that detect not only how long users brushed their teeth, but also whether they hit all the hard to reach places between gums and teeth. Kolibree wants brushing to last two minutes and...
March 4, 2014
Dental hygiene company Oral-B announced the launch of an oral care app for kids in partnership with Disney, called Disney Magic Timer App by Oral-B, so that kids brush their teeth for a longer period of time. The app is powered by DreamPlay, a technology Disney uses to integrate apps with physical toys.
While dental professionals recommend brushing for two minutes, most children typically spend...
February 21, 2014
Dental hygiene company Oral-B announced its Bluetooth-connected electric toothbrush line, SmartSeries, which will be available in Germany this spring and in the United States in June. The Oral-B companion app will be available in iOS in May, and in Android in August.
Oral-B will also add connectivity to some of its other electric toothbrushes.
SmartSeries will offer users six different brushing...