Tiny Transmitters Coming To Pills


‘Imagine a world where a tiny sensor embedded inside a blood pressure pill tells your doctor exactly when you take the medication and what your vital signs are at the time. High-tech health care gadgets that were the stuff of science fiction just a few years ago are right around the corner, according to many of the people attending the Wireless Health 2010 conference in La Jolla on Wednesday.

 Dr. George Savage with Proteus Biomedical delivered an update at the gathering on his Redwood City company’s efforts to develop a so-called ingestible event marker.’

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