Isabelle Z. reports:
Just when you thought that tracking humans through technology couldn’t get any worse, engineers have developed a smart wristband that uses a wireless connection to smartphones to power a new generation of devices that monitor personal health and environmental data.
In a study that was published in the journal Microsystems and Nanoengineering, researchers from Rutgers University New Brunswick explained their new technology. They say it’s like a Fitbit, only with far more capabilities. The wearable devices on the market now can measure heart rate and exercise activity; the new invention can count particles including blood cells, inorganic and organic particles in the air, and bacteria.
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