March 9, 2021

Contactless Medicine

Smart Speakers Could One Day Be Contactless Heart Monitors
As it turns out, smart speakers have proven to be handy in hospitals, allowing patients to independently control devices, as well as lessen the workload for clinicians and caretakers. And now, researchers from the University of Washington have developed an artificial intelligence system that enables…

I saw this story not too long after I purchased a new blood pressure monitor that will allow me to store readings and generate reports wirelessly. It's amazing that it's a part of a universe of apps that moves me one step closer to the quantified self.