The smart patch that monitors your sweat

The number of smart wearable devices has mushroomed in recent times, and one of the more interesting areas has been in devices designed to analyze your sweat.  Whereas a Dutch team have developed one such device that will analyze your sweat for signs of illness, the majority of efforts have been more performance related.

For instance, a team from UC Berkeley developed a sweat band that was capable of analyzing your sweat for dehydration levels (among other things).

“Human sweat contains physiologically rich information, thus making it an attractive body fluid for noninvasive wearable sensors,” the researchers say.

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