Credit: Hexoskin, 2015
2015-12-23 - Have you ever wondered how astronauts' health can be monitored in space? The Canadian Space Agency tasked Montreal-based Hexoskin (Carré Technologies) to come up with a unique innovation based on wireless body sensors. This sensor system would continuously record, manage, and analyze crewmembers' physiological data such a vital signs, sleep quality, and activity levels. The data from the sensors would be transmitted wirelessly back to a software application that could be consulted in real time by the medical crew.