Wireless Power Could Enable Ingestible Electronics


Publication Title
MIT News
Publication Date
April 27 2017
Creators/Contributors
Giovanni Traverso (contributor)
Robert Langer (contributor)
Taylor Bensel (creator)
Cody Cleveland (contributor)
Lucas Booth (contributor)
Brian Smith (contributor)
Jonathan O’Brien (contributor)
Anne Trafton (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Researchers 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.
HCI Platform
Ingestible
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Abdomen
Source
http://news.mit.edu/2017/wireless-power-ingestible-electronics-0427

How to cite this entry
Taylor Bensel, Anne Trafton. (April 27 2017). "Wireless Power Could Enable Ingestible Electronics". MIT News. MIT News. Fabric of Digital Life. http://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2048