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Body Centric Communications

Body centric communications is any communication on, within or around the body using wireless technology. In this film, engineers give examples of the applications of this technology, including wireless devices which monitor blood glucose and communicate directly with a device which can administer insulin. This film, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), highlights the importance of mathematics and physics in engineering and the impact of their work on healthcare.

This film supports a collection of resources which investigate the driving technology behind body centric communications, explore current health applications of these devices and look at the ethical issues surrounding these advancements.

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