With a value of more than $13 billion, medical wearables is quickly emerging as one of the fastest growing industries. Medical wearables are cost-effective and convenient, and they can accurately keep track of things like respiratory activities, blood pressure, disease state and other functions. These wearables store data and deliver feedback for further action. Wireless communication technologies and miniature sensors are largely responsible for this development, but the growth of engineered thermoplastics has also made things easier simply because all this growth would have been laid waste if the material that was to be worn was uncomfortable.
Such is its importance that things like discomfort and skin irritation could actually lead to non-compliance. It isn’t just about compliance though. ... Read More