Pietermaritzburg man creates unique ring that can store a person’s medical history

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Michael Greer hold up his Loop NFC ring.PHOTO: supplied
Michael Greer hold up his Loop NFC ring.PHOTO: supplied

A Pietermaritzburg man has made his first health tech contribution after creating pendants and rings that can be tapped on the phone to call up a person’s medical history.

Michael Greer (23), a Maritzburg College Old Boy, said the idea of the Loop NFC pendants was sparked by the contactless tap and pay technologies used by payment companies.

“I leveraged that technology, which is NFC technology, or near field communication technology, and so I started to develop solutions for other industries, not necessarily just the payments.

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