Challenge: Advanced Wearables with Nordic Semiconductor

Obesity and leading a sedentary lifestyle is becoming more of a problem in our society, leading to health risks for many individuals. Smart wearables help us monitor our fitness levels, track the GPS routes of our favourite activities, and generally motivate us to lead a more active lifestyle.

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With the healthcare crisis, we are currently experiencing due to Covid-19, the healthcare system worldwide is operating at max capacity. Remote patient monitoring has been shown to be highly successful at reducing the number of hospital visits, thereby having the potential to ease the burden on hospitals worldwide. Patients wear these medical devices in their own homes that gather data continuously, which also lets healthcare professionals get a more complete picture of the patient’s health.

Submissions to this Challenge must be received by May 20, 2021, at 9:00 AM PT.