Sweat, the next frontier in wearable technology
Story excerpt provided by Gadgets & Wearables.
Written by Marko Maslakovic.
The wearables space is littered with devices that track everything from your steps and calories to the number of reps and sets you are lifting in your local gym. These gadgets are getting better with each passing day, but it is fair to say that it’s been a while since we’ve seen a fitness device that has truly opened up a new frontier in monitoring your health.
This is about to change soon…
…Eccrine Systems, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based outfit, has been working for three years now on a line of wristbands, headbands and skin patches that will diagnose your health in real-time based on secreted sweat. The company was originally launched by the Air Force and the University of Cincinnati in an effort measure the health status of soldiers through sweat detection…
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Originally published September 25, 2016.
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