NATO’s new life-saving wearable technology started in a dorm room #WearableWednesday

Combat medic impact

Students at Johns Hopkins University helped develop this wearable to track and monitor vitals in the field. More complicated than you would initially think. These wearable sensors need to be durable, water proof, and run completely silent; no detectable electromagnetic signal.

Even more impressive the students dedicated just an hour a week to the project. Are dorm rooms the new garage? Via CNN:

An idea developed by students at Johns Hopkins University, in collaboration with NATO and researchers in the Czech Republic, could help save soldiers’ lives.

See more on CNN and from John Hopkins University Undergrads partner with NATO to reduce combat casualties


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