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Backbone is a complete posture support system

Better posture can help stave of back problems, project a better image and boost your self-esteem. Backbone is a system that can improve your posture.

It consists of two straps you hook over your shoulders, so it looks like you’re wearing a backpack. It monitors your posture and syncs to an app on your phone, so you can see how your posture varied during the day.

It’ll also vibrate when you slouch, so you can concentrate on sitting up straight. Use it for a few weeks, and you’ll have better posture without even thinking about it.

It will also let you know when you’ve been stationary for too long, encouraging you to get up and move around.

But it doesn’t just monitor your posture, it helps adjust it too. It aligns and supports your shoulders and spine, so you’ll naturally adopt good posture when wearing it. It’s slim and hardly weighs anything, and can be worn under a shirt, jumper or jacket without being noticeable.

You can adjust it to fit using its velcro straps, and it comes in small, medium and large sizes.

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The battery lasts at least a week before requiring a charge, and that’s with constant use.

It’s passed its funding goal and still has 29 days to go. Pledge $49 (£34) and it can be yours on an early bird when it ships in October.

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