Chair Monitors Health And Sends Vital Stats To Doctors [Video]

Chair Monitors Health And Sends Vital Stats To Doctors [Video]

Sharp developed a concept health care support chair that measures blood pressure, pulse, other stats, and stores the data in the cloud.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 9 october 2013

If you’re not too crazy about visiting doctors or hospitals, you may want to pay attention to this concept health care chair developed by Sharp.

The Japanese electronics company developed a health care support chair that can measure the user’s blood pressure, pulse, temperature, body motion, and other vital signs. The concept chair records the data and stores them in the cloud. This creates a possibility for physicians to examine a patient without actually needing to meet the patient in person.


The concept chair consists of a recliner in a circular frame and three display screens. The sensors that take the health measurements are integrated in the chair itself and its armrests. The system also allows for videoconferencing with a doctor if the user needs to consult with one in real-time.

The chair was presented at CEATEC 2013 in Japan.

For more about the concept chair, watch the report by DigiInfo TV below.

DigiInfo TV

Images via DigiInfo TV


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