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Smart Suit With Textile Sensors For Health Monitoring

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  • The intellectual suit which is fitted with large-area textile sensors can detect temperature, ph levels, pressure and other indicators showing the health status of a person.
  • The suit is linked to a cellphone, a computer, or even to a doctor’s computer through wireless transmission.
  • Health monitoring at any place can now be made possible with the use of the suit.

A suit which can track changes in the body such as difference in temperature, pH levels, pressure and other indicators can help in easy health monitoring.

A group of Chinese scientists have developed the intellectual suit which is fitted with large-area textile sensors. These sensors can detect temperature, pH levels, pressure and other indicators showing the health status of a person.

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The suit, via wireless transmission, can send signals to a cellphone, a computer, or even to a doctor's computer a thousand miles away, so a person's health can be monitored anytime and anywhere. 

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Source: Medindia

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