Life sciences is an important subject of study today as it looks closely at living organisms to uncover important data in disease processes and developments. This work helps further the medical industry and push for modern improvements in human health. There are endless possibilities for how the study of plants, animals and all other living organisms can provide better insights into the natural world and transform our futures for the better.

A report from HIT Consultant, a healthcare-focused tech news provider, took an interesting look at how this industry is specifically benefiting from the use of sensors to bring medical innovations.

Through sensor networks that are connected via smartphones to cloud/servers and applications, the article notes, it’s become possible to not only monitor the aging population continuously – regardless of where they’re located (such as elderly who are homebound) but also the continual data being collected and analyzed can be used for early detection of health issues.

Sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are making it possible to spot tumors early on and uncover heart disease indicators by collecting and monitoring data. In addition to these applications, sensors can also be used to monitor movements, medication levels and so much more as the fight to improve our life spans continues.

SMD Sensors provides sensors and solutions that meet the need’s of today’s science professionals. From microbiologists to pharmacists, those involved in clinical research. Our strain gage load cell and thin-film processes mean no adhesives are used and eliminate the errors of other offerings on the market. The sensors are small and can be used virtually anywhere.

We also offer Bubble and occlusion sensors that feature thin film, non-invasive designs and can accurately detect changes in pressure, flow volume, temperature and more. This delivers accurate and timely data for critical medical applications being used and developed today. 

As these advances continued to be made, more and more companies are looking for sensor technologies to add to their applications. 

Contact SMD to discuss our solutions and learn more about our custom design capabilities.