Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video
Friday, August 9, 2019, 12:05 PM
A study led by Toronto University researchers found a way to measure blood pressure by taking a video selfie. The method uses a smartphone's optical sensor to capture the reflected red light from haemoglobin. Using two-minute videos of 1,328 Canadian and Chinese people, researchers claimed they were able to measure three types of blood pressure with 95-96% accuracy.
Researchers develop fingerprint sensor that can measure temperature
Friday, July 6, 2018, 9:42 PM
Scientists have developed a flexible and transparent smartphone fingerprint scanner that can even measure your temperature and pressure to make sure that the fingerprint placed on the scanner is actually that of a human. Another advantage of the new sensor, developed by scientists from, is that it enables the enables the detection of a finger pressing on on the display itself, the authors said.