Digital ‘flying doctor’ aids air travellers

An Inverness based company MIME Technologies has launched a digital device to deal with medical emergencies in the air.

Aiber tracks vital signs like heart rate, and live streams the data to doctors on the ground.

Because it is in real time, it allows an assessment of whether a passenger is stable or deteriorating.

The system was developed with input from two major airlines and has recently completed field trials with a global aviation company.

Its blend of medical science and digital technology has been supported by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and has won investment from Equity Gap investors and the Scottish Investment Bank.

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