Electronic skin animates heartbeat on the back of your hand

2019-03-01 04:13:06

2018 Takao Someya Research Group. By Edd Gent Wearing your heart on your sleeve could take on a whole new meaning. An electronic skin can display a person’s heartbeat whilst attached to the back of their hand. The e-skin displays a patient’s electrocardiogram – a waveform representing the electrical activity of the heart – based on data collected by an ultrathin, flexible sensor. The display can stretch up to 45 per cent longer than its original length,