Filed under: ComputersRecent developments in medical science have enabled patients with heart conditions to experience unprecedented methods of surgery and rehabilitation. Tireless and precise remote-controlled robots provide doctors with "complete control" over surgical procedures, and an advanced and minimized artificial heart recently allowed a father to leave the hospital for the first time in two years.
Aside from healthy living and electronic bracelets, however, preventative measures and response techniques are limited. But, a group of scientists in England now appear close to empowering the elderly and the alone with a new protective monitoring system. The technology from PassivSystems can reportedly determine a fall or a heart attack in a monitored room, and then autonomously request assistance. The monitoring system also apparently recognizes brain, nerve and muscle signals.Read | Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments