Wednesday, May 3, 2017

This prototype device can detect health problems by the way you walk

Researchers at MIT have developed a device that can help monitor the state of your health by watching you walk. Created by a team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the WiGait is a wall-mounted, router-like device designed to help monitor a user’s health by the way they move. It tracks your speed and the length of your stride when you walk, and is capable of differentiating walking from other activities which require movement. The teams said they created the device to be less intrusive than a camera. The downside of cameras is that a camera tracks everything. And…

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