You’re looking at Biostamp, a patch that you stick to your skin like a band-aid that can gather data about skin and muscles as a way to track the onset of Parkinson’s disease.
This is one of a range of emerging innovations under the banner of ‘drugware’… tech enhanced smart meds. When you fill a prescription in the coming years, you’ll get a bottle of pills plus software that analyzes biological data from your phone, wrist monitor, networked bathroom scale and even your digitized dinner fork, to figure out if the drug is working and whether your doctor needs to modify the dosage. It will funnel all that data into an app intended to engage you in your treatment, because if you see progress, you’re more likely to keep taking the drug.
Read all about it here.