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Position

Position
Researchers are very interested in whether a person is lying down, sitting, or standing at any given time to correlate with other data. The Mayo Platform monitor can sense small adjustments in position to the point of noting if a person is sleeping due to their horizontal position and their consistent but limited chest movements. Information on positioning of a person may give researchers insights into sleep disturbances on the mountain.

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