IIT Madras incubated startup, Muse Wearables, has developed a wrist band for the detection of COVID-19.
The wrist band will be available in the market next month, and the startup has raised Rs 22 crores for the purpose.
The tracker is Bluetooth enabled and is connectable to the mobile phone via Muse Health App.
Muse Covid19 Wearable Tracker has sensors for skin temperature, heart rate, and SpO2 (blood oxygen saturation). And the tracker can continuously track these body vitals remotely to help in early detection of COVID-19.
Priced at around ₹3500, Muse Covid19 Wearable Tracker will be available in the market for people across 70 countries by August.
Talking about the product sales and the funding, Sai Prasanth KLN, Co-Founder of Muse Wearables, said,
“We are targeting two lakh product sales this year with plans to achieve 10 lakh product sales by 2022 across the world. The investors believe in our innovations and believe that we can create a huge difference in the consumer tech space, and we have been able to generate funding of Rs 22 crores.”