A tiny, soft wearable acoustic sensor developed by the researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Northwestern University. This tiny device is able to measures vibrations in the human body, allowing them to monitor human heart health and recognize spoken words.
Listening in on the body
The device is flexible enough to wear on curvy parts of the body such as neck.The silicone rubber allows for evaporation of human sweat.
A paper on the subject was published Nov. 16 in Science Advances. The other two co-corresponding authors are Professors Yonggang Huang and John Rogers of Northwestern.