Internet connected pacemakers will provide a ‘kill switch’ in patients’ hearts

Could medical devices like pacemakers be accessible from the Internet someday? Actually, that technology is already here.

Remote wireless monitoring of patients via the worldwide web is increasing, according to telematics research engineer Jasone Astorga, of Spain’s University of the Basque Country, the only public academic institution in the northern portion of the country. In recent years, new progress has been made in the area of remote monitoring, via means of implanted sensor ….
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