Technologies are being developed that enable tiny computing…

January 5, 2009
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Technologies are being developed that enable tiny computing devices inside pills to report when they have been swallowed, record information about the body’s response to the drug, and transmit the information to mobile phones and the Internet so doctors can track a treatment’s impact and a patient’s health in real time. (via Intelligent Medicine: Proteus’ Very Smart Pills – BusinessWeek)


Technologies are being developed that enable tiny computing devices inside pills to report when they have been swallowed, record information about the body’s response to the drug, and transmit the information to mobile phones and the Internet so doctors can track a treatment’s impact and a patient’s health in real time. (via Intelligent Medicine: Proteus’ Very Smart Pills – BusinessWeek)
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