Researchers create an e-skin that shows your heartbeat in real-time

Researchers from the University of Tokyo announced last week a new advancement in wearable technology: A highly flexible electronic skin display that shows your health information, allowing you to monitor vitals at a glance. Made from nanomesh, the display is flexible, breathable, and stretchable — it can stretch up to 45 percent of its original size. It contains a display of microLEDs which read out health information such as heart rate, temperature, or blood pressure. The information updates in real time, and the skin can be worn for up to a week. Since it gives the biometric data to the…

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