The thermochromic device is a low-cost 3D-printed bracelet. It has the function of reading body temperature and warns individuals of the potential risk for heat related illnesses. The product is created from a thermochromic resin that is sensitive to temperature. This product can be customized to fit different age groups such as children and elders. Combined with the smartphone application, the device can provide realtime body temperature monitoring and alert to people who are vulnerable to heatstroke.
Heatguard: An Ultra-Low-Cost 3D Printed Sensor for Body Temperature Alert and Reporting System
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Li, R, Smith, AA, Tadinada, HS, & Tse, ZTH. "Heatguard: An Ultra-Low-Cost 3D Printed Sensor for Body Temperature Alert and Reporting System." Proceedings of the 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference. 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. April 9–12, 2018. V001T10A008. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DMD2018-6914
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