Wireless Power Could Enable Ingestible Electronics
Publication TitleMIT News
Publication DateApril 27 2017
DescriptionResearchers at MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory have devised a way to wirelessly power small electronic devices that can linger in the digestive tract indefinitely after being swallowed.Such devices could be used to sense conditions in the gastrointestinal tract, or carry small reservoirs of drugs to be
delivered over an extended period.