MIT using radio waves to monitor the patient's health through the wall

Dina Katabi

You can read the problem of wireless health with a high-tech box.

Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a device that can monitor health using wireless signals through the wall and machine learning.

According to MIT Technology Review, MIT 's Dina Katabi designed this gadget to track breathing, heart rate, sleep, walking etc. Katabi gave a speech at the EmTech conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts this week.

This gadget looks like a box and functions as a Wi-Fi router. According to MIT's technical journal, the low-power radio signal reflects the body of a nearby person and returns that information to the box. The box analyzes the information and provides health data. Even if you are breathing only, record the changes in the electromagnetic field around you and detect your movement.

According to the report, this device is installed in more than 200 families, and it monitors healthy people as well as people with Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, depression and lung diseases. Katabi co-founded the startup Emerald Innovations to sell this device. She also provides devices for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies for research purposes.

One of the advantages of the device is that it …

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