Google is working on wristband for medical




Google has an experimental wristband developed for the medical world. The device may inter alia be used for clinical tests and drug trials. A consumer version is not currently in the pipeline.

Researchers at Google X, the division of the Internet giant experimental technology, fine tune the wristband at this time. The intention is that the medical community eventually going to use the tape, as reports Bloomberg Tuesday.

The experimental apparatus can at this point the heart rate, measuring the heart rate and body temperature. In addition, it can take into account environmental factors such as light and sound. According to Google, the device are also designed for patients and clinical trials, you know Bloomberg.

Measuring the pulse is not new. Nowadays there are already various wearables technology manufacturers who can. Examples include the Watch Apple and Band Microsoft. According to Google it, but these are devices that are not precise enough for investigation.

Google attempts with the wrist strap to doctors to provide a helping hand in analyzing the condition of the patient. The technology giant will soon be working with academic researchers and drug manufacturers to further test the accuracy and to be able to use the wristband of medical bodies, according to Bloomberg. The first tests with the wristband start this summer.


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