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iBreath attaches breathalyzer to iPhones, iPods

updated 03:10 pm EST, Tue December 23, 2008

iBreath breathalyzer

David Steele Enterprises has announced the iBreath, an accessory for the iPhone and iPod touch that works as both a breathalyzer and a wireless FM transmitter. For the former task, owners plug the iBreath into a player, set it to the proper mode, and blow for at least five seconds to determine alcohol level. The device also comes with a timer, which can be set to anywhere from one minute to eight hours in order to prompt a future test.

Each iBreath is priced at $80, and comes with a USB cable and a 12V car plug, the latter of which allows use separate from an Apple handheld. Shipping is expected to begin towards the end of December.

by MacNN Staff



  1. BabyGotMac

    Joined: Dec 1969


    This is dumb

    If it has an LCD, which shows the BAC, why do you need the iPhone?

  1. eddd

    Joined: Dec 1969



    so you can run the iBeer app at the same time

  1. Guest

    Joined: Dec 1969


    I agree

    I agree. There is no need for the iPhone. This seems like a way to charge 80 dollars for something that should cost 24.95 tax.

    I also advise to beware, these things arn't gonna hold up in court when you get busted for a dui. the judge isn't gonna go, "oh, the ibreath said you were ok? Well we will drop the case then."

  1. GreenMnM

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Can I get an iBreath that will prevent me from buying stuff on on my MacBook when I'm drunk? I keep ordering seasons of "Melrose Place" on DVD and making everyone at work laugh at me...

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