Keeping a "watch" on health

Emre Ertin

As smart devices continue to open the doors of possibilities, TDA affiliate Emre Ertin and other engineers at Ohio State are finding new ways to monitor and detect health problems through real-time technology. The National Institutes of Health recently dedicated $10.8 million toward a multi-university research project to develop hardware and software that gather and analyze health data through wearable sensors built into smart devices. For his part, Ertin, professor of electrical and computer engineering, created the MotionSense “HRV” wristband, a wearable “stress biomarker” device.

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