Minisensor is designed to warn of epileptic seizures

For epilepsy patients and attending physicians, it has been a challenge to correctly assess the frequency and severity of epileptic seizures without inpatient recording equipment. A consortium coordinated by the epileptologists of the University Hospital Bonn is now developing a mobile sensor that can detect seizures.

04/08/2016

Photo: Physician explains to a young patient how the minisensor works; Copyright: Rainer Surges

The minisensor system in future use: The sensor is placed in the ear, and a smartphone transmits the data to a computer that analyses the signals to detect epileptic seizures; © Rainer Surges