In 2018 in Formula 1 will be biometric gloves, which medical personnel will be easier to assess the condition of the rider after the accident.
As reported by AUTOSPORT, the embedded sensor with the thickness of 3 mm will allow you to control the heart rate of the rider and the level of oxygen in the blood.
At the Hungarian Grand Prix, the new technology has already experienced racers Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull Racing.
According to the coordinator of the medical service of the Formula 1 of Dr. Jan Roberts, biometric gloves come in handy in such incidents, as with Carlos Sainz in third practice in Sochi in 2015, when the car of the Spaniard was under protective barriers and for its evacuation from the cockpit took a while.
“Obviously, we could not accurately assess its status is not removed barriers. If we did, it would be able to better plan the evacuation process, said Roberts. – Using this new technology immediately after the incident, we can obtain physiological data and to monitor the victim’s condition throughout the period of time before shipping to the medical center.”
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