I’m not so sure this is a good thing. Medically speaking, I’m sure it will help many many people. However, there’s a downside that comes to mind and I’m not sure I’d be willing to adopt or adapt.
The Swiss team say the wireless prototype – half an inch (14mm) long – can simultaneously check for up to five different substances in the blood.
The data is sent to the doctor using radiowaves and Bluetooth technology.
I think it’s the idea of ‘tracking’ that bothers me. Keeping this technology strictly for ‘patients’ would have to prove itself to me before I would consider.
Interesting technology but I’m not thrilled about being micro-chipped. Are you?