Wristband vibrates to remind hospital staff to wash hands

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Remembering the important tasks of the day can sometimes be difficult and devices like Gruve have already attempted to use vibration as a prompt to help people remember to exercise. However, when it comes to hygiene in hospitals, regular handwashing can be vital to stopping the spread of diseases. A new solution from Israel – Hyginex – aims to ensure medical staff are keeping up with their hand washing regimens. Hyginex comprises of a smart handwash container and wristband that can communicate with each other. The container houses sensors and transmitters which detect the proximity of a wristband, worn by…

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