04.05.2011 30.Nisan, 5771 Rosch Hodesch 1; Tag 15 des Omer
European Space Agency chooses to use 'Niturit' an ordinary t-shirt made of fabric that doesn’t absorb sweat which was developed by Israeli-Portuguese team.
A t-shirt that tests heart activity, called Niturit has recently been developed by an Israeli-Portuguese team. The t-shirt can test heart activity and transmit the data to a medical center in real time. The European Space Agency has already chosen to use this t-shirt to test their astronauts.
EKG (electrocardiographs) and holter examinations are common examinations which monitor the heart’s activity over a period of 24-72 hours, but they can be cumbersome. With this t-shirt, the astronauts can continue their daily routine while having their heart activity monitored….