People who use health tracking devices are aware of some of the common problems like they are not actually attached to our skin and depend on the wireless connection and short battery life to work. Each and every health tracking device has its limits, even the powered patch has the set limits.
When there are all the health tracking devices work under their limits, Harvard and MIT introduced the all new way to keep monitoring your health even with electronic health tracking devices. It sounds revolutionary, isn’t it?
Harvard Medical School and colleagues at MIT have developed the smart tattoos in order to help people to monitor their health. The smart tattoos place the health sensors inside your body, the best part of the smart tattoos are they don’t require power or wireless connection to work.
The smart tattoos developed by Harvard and MIT reacts to the chemical composition in your interstitial fluid that reaction reflects the state of blood in your body. Now, you don’t need to carry the wearable health tracking devices as just one smart tattoo is enough to monitor your health.
The green ink in the tattoo grows more intense when a person is dehydrated while the another green ink in the tattoo brown when person’s glucose level goes high.
In addition, the scientists expect to make tattoos that last for as long as you want and need them to stay. The smart tattoo could be invisible and will be seen in the certain types of light. Thus, you don’t need to explain your smart tattoo to everyone.
More interestingly, you don’t need to learn what each symbol meant as a smartphone app could tell you it means by analyzing the symbols on your smart tattoos. The revolutionary tattoo is both informative as well as decorative.