Meet the iPill – it will snap photos of your insides

[courtesy of Cool Business Ideas]

By swallowing this pill your doctor will not only be able to monitor the temperature and acidity as it travels down your gut, but the iPill will also be able to communicate with a computer and send photos to it.

Dutch tech tank Philips introduced the iPill can also “drop” medicine where it’s needed in the digestive tract, thus delivering a more targeted treatment.

Packed in the plastic pill are a microprocessor, battery, wireless radio and the necessary drug.

The cost of the iPill is currently $1,000 per pill, but hopefully this will come down as the medical industry and Health Insurance companies realise the value it has.

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