AIIMS Nagpur launched smart wristband to tracks Covid-19 patients

AIIMS Nagpur launched smart wristband to tracks Covid-19 patients

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Nagpur has designed and developed a ‘smart wristband’ for effective tracking and monitoring of Covid-19 positive and suspect patients.
  • The new device, a wristband is designed in collaboration with IIT Jodhpur and IIT Nagpur, looks to overcome the limitations of existing online mobile apps used for tracking and monitoring coronavirus patients.
  • The device will operate on a technology that is more effective than the GPS system.
  • The data collected through wristband will be collected and archived on cloud facilitating monitoring by health workers from a distance.

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