The same is true of using sensors to monitor the health of people. Many ideas that the food industry has used to engineer foods for people have come from the cattle industry (who have a big interest in stuffing more food into cows) so testing sensors on cows may be a first step towards using them on people.
Also note this article is from 2019.
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Let's bring that up instead of talking about the massive amounts of pollution above and below ground. Hilarious.
Having something that keeps tabs on certain vital signals will be huge because you suddenly have a baseline for personalized medicine development!
My heart rate dropped to zero
My blood oxygen percentage fell below 80-90 %
An acceleration above 10-20 g was detected, such as a sudden deceleration during a car crash.
Bonus points if it included my gps coordinates. Perhaps a trusted background app running on my phone listening for an emergency BLE signal from my internal sensor?