Thursday, June 22, 2017
Tiny mosquito bot wants to suck your blood — for science!
My favorite tech innovations are the ones that are simultaneously good for humans and kind of vampiric at the same time. This new prototype wearable, aimed at diabetics and called an “e-mosquito,” scratches both itches simultaneously. The bloodthirsty wearable, which looks like a watch, is designed to test blood glucose levels continuously. Usually, diabetics or others with glucose problems would have to prick their fingers to get the necessary blood for a test. This little device has tiny actuators which pierce the skin and find a capillary, supposedly so covertly that the person wearing it doesn’t even notice the “bite.”…
This story continues at The Next Web