Stanford, Fitbit join forces to predict viral infections with wearables

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Stanford, Fitbit join forces to predict viral infections with wearables

Researchers are turning into action to discover novel approaches to detect diseases as the world searches for a way to bring society back online following coronavirus isolation. One method involves strapping to a everyday wearable.
Stanford Medicine declared Tuesday that its investigators are currently working for discovering if a person is ill using data gathered from wearables. It is looking to help refine the diagnostic tool, and has partnered with technology and Fitbit and partners within the effort.
As a partner, Fitbit (which is owned by Google) will be informing users of their ability to participate in the research. It’s also giving 1,000 smartwatches to the researchers.   Read more. . .More about Wearables, Coronavirus, Tech, Health, and Big Tech Companies

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