Engineering Minute

Engineering Minute – Self-Powered Heart Monitoring Bandage

A group of scientists at RIKEN, in Japan, have developed a flexible organic heart monitor that is powered by sunlight. The device, which looks similar to a bandage, can attach directly to human tissue. Since the device contains no batteries or external power supply, the possible applications are endless. Read more about the self-powered heart monitoring bandage at RIKEN.

the self-powered heart monitoring bandage on a finger