Researchers at Clemson and Dartmouth Universities are developing a health monitoring device disguised as a form of wearable jewelry. The anticipation is to use this device to collect data from other devices, such as a treadmill or glucose monitor. This device is designed to collecting data and data analysis. Future implications may include setting reminders for taking medications, track medication compliance, and give data to first responders in the case of an emergency. There are many benefits to using this device over a smartphone, because it interfaces with the wearer, keeps medical information private, and has a low energy-using battery life. There is a patent pending for many of the applications on the Amulet.
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