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First Response reveals Bluetooth pregnancy test

Posted at 11:36 AM, Jan 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 11:36:40-05

LAS VEGAS — First Response is trying to make pregnancy tests more calming for women by creating ones with Bluetooth connectivity.

First Response revealed the first ever digital pregnancy test at CES, the global consumer and electronic tradeshow taking place in Las Vegas. The app will allow users to communicate with the test via Bluetooth on their phone, according to USA Today.

Women will be able to download the app that lets them know if the test is working properly and receive instructions to get the most accurate response.

When it’s finally time for the 3-minute wait, the app is there to help calm women’s nerves. They can tap three options: “Educate Me,” “Entertain Me” or “Calm Me” options. A selection of meditation music to Buzzfeed videos and articles to fertility information are available while they wait for their results.

When the results are available, the app will suggests the next steps.

The new First Response pregnancy Pro Digital Test costs about $15 to $22. The app is free, but to unlock the special features users must buy the Digital test.

A standard analog test costs about $10 for two sticks.