Pioneering UAE research monitors vital signs by radar

November 22, 2020

Vital signs such as blood pressure and heart rate could soon be monitored wirelessly via radar following pioneering work by UAE researchers.

A team at Khalifa University believe the technology could be used in hospitals and from homes, reducing the need for doctors’ house visits and avoiding the need for patients to be physically hooked up to machines.

Scientists hope that in time the radars could also be deployed in public settings such as airports to monitor the health of passengers and prevent the spread of future pandemics.

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