Monday, June 16, 2008

'Skin-tenna' wireless signals creep over human skin

NewScientistTech has a post on a wireless antenna that channels signals along human skin and could broadcast signals over your body to connect up medical implants or portable gadgets:

The new power-efficient approach could make more of established medical devices like pacemakers or help future implants distributed around the body work together.

(QUB/W Scanlon)

Developed at Queen's University in Belfast, the new design's ability to produce signals that travel along the skin makes it more efficient than existing battery-hungry technologies such as Bluetooth.

Read more at - ''Skin-tenna' wireless signals creep over human skin'

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