March 8, 2013
Toshiba’s Silmee device wirelessly transmits biological data
Toshiba Corp is known to unveil some pretty revolutionary devices that are crafted to change the way we go about our daily lives. Most recently, the company rolled out the Silmee (Smart healthcare Intelligent Monitor Engine & Ecosystem), an intelligent sensor module capable of collecting biological data and transmitting it all to smartphones and tablets.
The module is capable of collecting data like pulse wave, electrocardiogram and body temperature and sends all of this data wirelessly to a device of your choice. Measuring in at 25 x 60mm and weighing 10g, the Silmee sports a chip contained in a 14.5 x 14.5mm package and a 32-bit embedded processor with a dual mode Bluetooth bare chip.