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Swansea University smart bandage trials 'within 12 months'

Bandages which may detect how a wound is therapeutic and ship messages again to docs might be trialled inside the subsequent 12 months, scientists have stated.

The bandages would use actual-time 5G know-how to watch what remedy is required and in addition maintain monitor of a affected person’s exercise ranges.

The work is being led by Swansea College’s Institute of Life Science.

It varieties a part of the £1.3bn Swansea Bay City deal which goals to create a 5G test hub for digital innovation.

Prof Marc Clement, chairman of the Institute of Life Science (ILS), stated: “5G is a chance to supply resilient, strong bandwidth that’s all the time there for the aim of healthcare.