New wearable device for people with swallowing problems

06.01.2020

Photo: The skin-mountable sensor sticker; Copyright: Jared Pike/Purdue University

The researchers created a skin-mountable sensor sticker that attaches to the neck area and is connected with small cables to a wireless transmitter unit. The sensor sticker measures and records muscle activity and movement associated with swallowing and sends the information wireless to a software.