Worldwide, the population is aging. Together with living longer, people get more chronic diseases. A lot of those diseases can be treated with medication, meaning that the life-threatening aspects of that diseases can be lowered or postponed. Unfortunately, both for the individual as for society, patients do not adhere to their treatment. People stop taking their pills.
With the NTAG SmartSensor, it is possible to create a smart blister that monitors the pill taking. Thru the NFC interface, the data is uploaded into the smartphone app. That data can be relayed into the cloud toward caregivers who can follow up and coach patients.