The Consumer Electronics Show 2021 is geared to be packed with health and wellness technology.
Still on virtual mode because of the coronavirus, this year’s CES event will include a lot of health technologies. This is in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
One of this year’s piece of tech is a Biobutton the size of a penny that boosts of having the ability to detect early signs of the dreaded COVID-19.
Developed by a company known as BioIntellisense, they claims it is capable of checking for early signs of coronavirus.
Ineffective and unreliable temperature checks have contributed to the failure in identifying the virus early. And as a result, so many false positives from screens and tests have caused a lot of bottle necks. BioIntellisense research points to the the fact that traditional screening methods have proved to be challenging in detecting COVID-19 early.
The BioButton screening system offers:
Continuous vital sign monitoring for up to 90-days (based on configuration)
compact and discreet coin-sized, single-use disposable design for an effortless user experience
Scalability, it’s cost effective and is aims towards use in places like school, home and work
Other Medical tech inspired by the pandemic include, air portable air purifiers and smartphone-powered facemasks to ultraviolet, autonomous cleaning robots.