Smart wristband protects wearer from mosquitoes
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A high-tech wristband aims to protect the wearer from mosquito bites. The device, named Nopixgo, simulates signals similar to that of a storm. As soon as mosquitoes perceive signs of an approaching thunderstorm, they fall into a protection mode. Their drive for self-protection overrides their need to bite. As a result, the majority of mosquitoes show passive behaviour or flee. The signal technology reduces the risk of mosquito bites within a radius of around two metres. It is also harmless to humans and animals. The radiation value is 180 times weaker than that omitted by smartphones. Swiss inventor Kurt Stoll…
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