This chip’s detection bandwidth is enormous – from sweeping body motions to faint sounds of the heart as it beats, waves the heart sends through the body, respiration rate, and lung sounds.
A team of mechanical engineers at Binghamton University, State University of New York investigating a revolutionary kind of micro-switch has found another application for its ongoing research.
Millions of heart failure patients are readmitted to hospital every few months to adjust medications. It sends medical costs sky-high and burdens patients’ lives. A new bathroom scale could give clinicians health data they need to preempt hospitalizations and treat patients remotely.