This smart watch is made of paper
This "paper watch" wants to unite all the fitness enthusiasts everywhere. Produced by KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) in Saudi Arabia have packed an interesting array of capabilities in their fitness tracker.
The cheap, wearable device combines flexible sensors made from common household items such as aluminum foil and sponges with hard, silicon-based chip components. Such a hybrid approach could eventually help make cheap, semi-recyclable fitness trackers affordable for practically anyone, its inventors say.
Usually the trackers which measure the body temperature, sweat and hydration cost in between50 to 100 dollars. But the "paper watch" possesses all the aforementioned capabilities and the prototype is placed around 25$. The creators claim that the price will be reduced substantially within the next 5 years.
An inexpensive wearable device that can constantly monitor a person’s fitness signs to detect possible patterns indicating health or illness could go a long way toward transforming modern medicine.
More specifications can be found here.
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