Ingestible Sensor can Measure Heart and Breathing Rates


Publication/Creation Date
November 18 2015
Creators/Contributors
Albert Swiston (creator)
Giovanni Traverso (creator)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (contributor)
Gregory Ciccarelli (contributor)
Robert Langer (contributor)
Anne Trafton (creator)
MIT Media Lab (contributor)
Harvard University (contributor)
MIT Lincoln Laboratory (contributor)
Koch Institute For Integrative Cancer Research (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Using technology invented at MIT, doctors may one day be able to monitor patients’ vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing rate from within the gastrointestinal tract.
HCI Platform
Ingestible
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Digestive Tract
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zq8cfLv84Q
http://news.mit.edu/2015/ingestible-sensor-measures-heart-breathing-rates-1118

Date archived
May 3 2017
Last edited
November 26 2018
How to cite this entry
Albert Swiston, Giovanni Traverso, Anne Trafton. (November 18 2015). "Ingestible Sensor can Measure Heart and Breathing Rates". MIT News. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/1965