HET:

:Wearable for asthmatics

:HET stands for Health and Environmental Tracker

:Invented by scientists from the North Carolina State University

:HET consists of both a wristband and a patch attached to the chest

:Chest patch monitor’s the wearer’s respiratory system and heart rate

:Wristband also studies the wearer’s heart rate along with the environment (humidity levels, temperature, etc)

:Relays warning to the wearer’s smartphone of a possible asthma attack

:Scientists working on turning the HET system into a wearable powered by wearer’s body heat and movements

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