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Shimmer & USF researchers working to find early warnings for severe COVID-19 illness

Shimmer is delighted to be partnering with researchers at the University of South Florida conducting research to identify the physiological response to COVID-19, in hopes of developing an early warning system for patients who may be at risk for severe illness.

USF researchers will be utilizing the Shimmer3 Ebio sensor to measure heart rhythm, respiration and activity levels. A summary of the research objectives is contained in the video below, while further details are available here.


About Shimmer Research

Founded based on Intel technology in 2006, Shimmer Research is a well-established wearable technologies services and sensor manufacturing company based in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to standard products, Shimmer provides customized sensor development services, volume manufacturing, and complete wearable sensor solutions of any complexity. Shimmer’s technology and services have been employed by thousands of researchers at more than 900 leading companies, universities, and research institutes in more than 75 countries. Shimmer’s technology is incorporated in the products and services of more than 20 original equipment manufacturers. Shimmer has an ISO 13485:2016 certified medical devices quality management system. For more information, visit www.shimmersensing.com or follow @ShimmerSensing.

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