A group of scientists and researchers working in conjunction with the American Heart Association have developed a high-tech oral sensor that is designed to make it possible for wearers to go about measuring and keeping tabs on their sodium intake, so that they can potentially reduce their chances of worsening existing conditions such as diabetes and obesity.
This particular oral sensor is fitted with an array of electronic tools that are flexible in structure, so that the sensor itself can be worn comfortably. Among the tools is a sodium-detecting sensor, as well as a Bluetooth module that is capable of conveying pertinent data to a companion smartphone.
Data on the app can then be viewed by users themselves or shared with their doctors, making this a fine example of modern sensor and communication technologies working in conjunction with smartphone interfaces to boost health outcomes.
Flexible Oral Sensors
More Stats +/-
Portable Peanut Allergy Testers
Reusable Heart-Tracking Sensors
Sensor-Laden Air Purifiers
Booze-Detecting Implantable Chips
Therapeutic Smart Socks
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.