Westlake’s TempTraq monitors fevers through wearable patch synced with smartphone (video)

Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.

Written by Julie Washington.

Your little girl was running a temperature when you put her to bed. Now it’s 1 a.m., and you’re worried that the fever may have gotten worse. But in order to find out, you’ve got to wake her.

What if there were a patch, something like a Band-Aid, that continuously recorded body temperatures and sent the data to your smartphone? And what if you could set a phone alarm to ring if your daughter’s temperature hit a predetermined number?

You’ve just wished for TempTraq, a thin, wearable wireless temperature monitor developed by Westlake’s Blue Spark Technologies, one of the many medical technology companies in Northeast Ohio.

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Originally published June 28, 2017.

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