Air Force Invents FISH, a Small Device to Monitor Swimmer Health


The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has tasked scientists and engineers at the 711th Human Performance Wing with building a small electronic device that would help prevent pararescue candidates from dying in the pool by monitoring blood oxygen levels.

The device is known as the FISH, and the project has matured. A private company is now being sought to license and commercialize the technology for widespread use


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