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F1 plans more biometric glove tests during US GP

The FIA is planning further tests of its new biometric gloves in free practice at the United States Grand Prix, with it hopeful the technology can be a game-changer for helping advance medical knowledge. Following initial trials in Hungary, the Red Bull, Force India and Haas teams are poised to get their drivers to trial the devices this time out. A final decision on who runs them will be made ahead of opening practice. The gloves, which feature sensors built into the palm area, help monitor a drivers’ heart rate and blood oxygen levels, so in the event of an accident, medical staff are better able to assess their condition remotely. The glove technology is the result of a joint project...
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