Smart toilet suggests a mini health screening each time you use it

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”Scientists have announced the invention of “smart toilet” that offers a health screening while use. The members of the privacy protecting campaign and potential users are shocked by their invention.“][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_heading title=”Anus selfie – a way to defeat coronavirus” size=”medium”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the global quarantine measures almost every day we hear about launching of different innovative solutions such as those intended for tracking the location of the infected people. Yet the initiative of the American developers definitely has no analogue. But what might rub off on them? “][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”The introduced device will identify users with the help of anal scanning using camera hidden under the seat, and will check the waste for signs of diseases including cancer, report the project developers.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”“We know it seems odd but your anal print is unique”, said Sandiv Gambhir, Professor of Radiology at Stanford who lead the project, “Smart toilet is a perfect way to use the data source that is usually ignored. One cannot but use WC, and this increases the device’s value for disease detection”.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”As the researches of Nature Biomedical Engineering scientific magazine claim, the gadgets installed in the toilet identify the user and scan his waste for disease signs, and the results are then sent to doctors. “][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”These devices may become popular because such instruments for health monitoring as smart watches or house devices connected to the Internet are widely spread among people all over the world.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_heading title=”Embarrassing solution” size=”medium”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”817″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”The researchers interviewed 300 people to evaluate whether such innovation is appropriate and found out that many of them were concerned about the breach of privacy.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”Three of 10 respondents said that they would not use such toilet, and only about a half of them reported it would be “rather” or “very” comfortable to use it. “][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”The researches claim that most frequent problems that bothered potential users were connected with security and privacy.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”They said that even the fact that all the collected data will be stored in the secure cloud system was not enough to allay their suspicions. “][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”“Data on health conditions are among the most private and valuable”, said Edin Omanovich, director of London charity organization Privacy International,”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_paragraph text=”“Linking the private data to someone’s biometric material may lead to data breach due to lack of security measures. It is hard to imagine somebody who would sit still on the toilet knowing that his anus is being watched. And furthermore, if it is filming. Now I want to leave my unique print with me so badly that of course I would prefer green fields to such innovations. But there is no guarantee that no one is watching you through your favorite smartphone”.”][/vc_column][/vc_row]