KOMPAS.com – The CEO of a technology company, Micron Technology has just expressed its views on artificial intelligence (AI). In the Techonomy conference, Sanjay Mehrotra, the CEO said that it might be possible for AI to be installed in the toilet in the future.
The AI toilet aims to scan impurities in order to diagnose a person's disease. Mehrotra thinks this smart toilet will save you time going to the doctor.
"Medical science will lead to the precision of medicine and health," Mehrotra said at the 2018 Techonomy conference in San Francisco quoted from CnetOn Monday (11/11/2018).
"Imagine a smart toilet in the future that will analyze human waste real time every day. You don't need to see a doctor every six months. "If a disease sign appears, you will be able to get a diagnosis sooner because of the analysis of urine and feces," he continued.
As we know, the face of medical science has changed with the existence of AI. For example, carefully labeled AI systems can recognize signs of diabetes only from retinal and X-ray scans.
This is what makes Mehrotra think that AI will also be used in toilets in the future. Moreover, we know that stool and urine samples have often been used to help diagnose various diseases.
The use of smart toilets in the future can avoid inconvenience in taking stool and urine samples.
Reporting from Daily MailOn Tuesday (11/13/2018), Mehrotra also said that reports from this smart toilet could be uploaded to the internet to be sent to the doctor.
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Not First Thought
Mehrotra's thinking is not the first. Scientists at Cambridge University in July revealed that they were trying to make a toilet that could test blood sugar levels and urine alcohol.
Their smart toilets can find out if someone is depressed, pregnant, smoker or using drugs.
In 2015, a Japanese company announced that it had created a toilet that could measure a person's urine flow rate. This method can show prostate or bladder cancer problems.