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ARE YOU HOT OR NOT? PILL GIVES ANSWERS

by noahmax on January 6, 2005

pill1.jpgIt can get hot dangerously hot — scrambling across a desert combat zone, or scrimmaging during football’s August preseason. But good luck measuring a sergeant’s or a linebacker’s core body temperature; getting an accurate reading usually requires, ahem, a rectal probe.
Oregon medtech firm Mini Mitter has a less intrusive approach: a pill-sized, swallowable thermometer called Jonah that transmits data wirelessly to a handheld.
My Wired magazine story has details.

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