Prepared for Mathieu F. | Delivered May 21, 2020
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Determine the type of wearable biosensors that can be bought on the market, their uses, and the cost. The information will be used to determine the types of biosensors that can be used to monitor the health and safety of workers.
from Integrity Applications is a commercially-available wearable biosensor.
clip the device
on their earlobe to check their glucose levels. GlucoTrack targets patients with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes symptoms who need to continuously monitor their glucose levels without the need to prick their fingers.
The device applies
three independent technologies
all at the same time. The monitoring technologies used are ultrasonic, electromagnetic, and thermal.
The device set
costs around $2,000
. The set includes the main unit and the personal ear clip (PEC).
There is a recurring expense of
$120 for the PEC
as this part has to be replaced once every six months.
Contact Lens Biosensor
is the first company to sell
lens, a contact lens sensor that can detect
pressure (IOP) in the eyes of patients. The
has four circular strain gauges that are integrated in the lens. These tiny gauges can sense tiny
in the circumference at the
The 24-hour use of the
CLS costs between "
$526 and $682
in single-use equipment. This is on top of the upfront cost of around
for the reusable data recorder, recorder cable, and software.
Summary of Findings
Our one hour of research provided the types of wearable biosensors that can be bought on the market, their uses, and cost.
As there was no geographic focus provided, we are assuming a global focus. If a more targeted approach is desired, for example, the United States, this would have to be clearly communicated to us in any reply.