Lioness The goal, Klinger says, is to help women get in tune with their bodies and their sex lives, and empower them to talk more openly with their partners about what they like. But what, exactly, are women supposed to do with all that data?
When is there too much tech in the bedroom? Over the last few years, investors and engineers have come out with a slew of smart products with cutesy names that aim to make sex better. The VaGenie , set to launch in early , claims to do much the same thing.
Both connect to dedicated apps. In , the We-Vibe revolutionized phone sex with a vibrator that paired with an app, letting one person use it while the other person could control it from next door or halfway around the world.
Some might also consider it a crime that 10 to 15 percent of women have never climaxed. Couples experience sexual boredom… For therapeutic intervention, we may use a vibrator to help a woman get acclimated and do some sexual exploration to further enhance her sexual experience. Next came a pound battery-operated vibrator, invented by British physician Joseph Mortimer Granville in the s. At the turn of the century, the vibrator became the fifth home appliance to be electrified, following the sewing machine, fan, kettle and toaster.
At the time, vibrators were generally seen as a cure-all for a panoply of lady problems, from hysteria and fainting to gynecological complaints and anxiety, and most of them looked more like implements of destruction than anything remotely related to pleasure. In the early s, women swapped their Tupperware parties for sex toy parties.
About half of all women use vibrators, according to a nationally representative study of 3, women in the U. But do we really need to chart our orgasms and compare them over time? Do we really need Lioness?
Am I too slow reaching my orgasm? In our phone interview, he starts reading aloud from the Lioness website: You need communication between two humans. This could create a lot of stress in a relationship! The human experience is about interaction and feedback with a person.
Will people become obsessed with the temperature of their vagina and how it changes? Is [intimacy] becoming too mechanical? Today, one in five people use apps to learn about sex, according to a new study that surveyed more than , people using the period-tracking app Clue.
The bad news for Lioness? Only 3 percent used an app to track sexual satisfaction. Creating a 'Better Experience' But Klinger is banking on the fact that women want new ways to explore their own sexuality. She grew up in a conservative family in the midwest, and after studying studio art and philosophy at Dartmouth College, got a job in finance and moved to New York City. A year later, she quit and started hosting sex toy parties.
Do you have any suggestions? Lioness Klinger bought her first vibrator when she was in high school, with cash, from a dark CD shop. It was about improving the design, the way I purchased it, and the experience I had.