Core Body Temperature Capsule Ingestable – Jonah – Discontinued



Philips Ingestible Core Body Temperature Capsule – Discontinued

  • Easily ingestible and disposable
  • Comparable in size to a vitamin or a large gel capsule

The Philips VitalSense  Core Temperature Capsule and Dermal Patch skin temperature sensors use the Equivital System for data logging

The monitor is used to activate the capsule sensor. The capsule is swallowed with liquid. Transmission begins 15 seconds after activation and then occurs four times per minute. The capsule easily travels and passes through the GI tract without affecting bodily functions. Transmit time varies with individual; 12-48 hours is typicalContinuous, 24/7, Unobtrusive Patient Monitoring

Jonah™ Core Body Temperature Capsule Specifications

  • Accuracy:
    ± 0.1 °C (32 °C to 42 °C)
    ± 0.25 °C (25 °C to 32 °C)
    ± 0.25 °C (42 °C to 50 °C)
  • Data Resolution: ± 0.01 °C
  • Sensing Range: (25 °C to 50 °C)
  • Reception Range: Within one meter
  • Battery Life: Up to 240 hours active transmission (one year storage)
  • Dimensions: 23 mm long x 8.6 mm diameter
  • Weight: 1.6 grams
  • Material: Biocompatible polycarbonate