[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Digital health company Proteus Biomedical is about to be awarded a patent by the United States Patent Office (U.S. Patent Number 8114021) entitled “Body Associated Receiver and Method.”  The new patent is directed to the Proteus wearable and ingestible sensor technologies and related sensor devices used to create digital communication networks within, on and around the human body for health-related and other applications.

This patent is the 41st issued patent granted to the company. Proteus has over five hundred patents on digital health technologies and their uses pending or issued in the US and other countries, says the company.