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Smart Pills for Oral Drug Delivery

It seems that there are smart products of one sort or another everywhere we look, with new devices and models constantly being introduced. A smart pill is an ingestible capsule with miniaturised micro-electronics and may be used in a wide range of applications from use as a smart tool in drug development to a key element in a smart connected care environment. Jeff Shimizu of Medimetrics explainsthat this emerging technology presents significant opportunity for the pharma industry to exploit modern digital innovations and take a lead position in the future of healthcare.