NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2012
Reference Number: JSC-SO-258
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: Electrodes used for an electrocardiogram in space
Johnson Space Center collaborated with Blacksburg, Virginia-based NanoSonic Inc. through the SBIR program to devise a sensor to replace the traditional electrodes used for an electrocardiogram in space. In 2011, NanoSonic started marketing the dry electrodes as well as an EKGear Sensor Shirt, which is being considered for use in hospital garments, athletic apparel, and dive suits.
Page Number in Published book: 42
Manufacturer: NanoSonic Inc.