Pill Bottle Cap can send SMS

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How someone can be can recovered if always forget to consume medicine? According to survey, average 60 percent patient in South Africa forget to consume medicine. This is become one factor make medical expense increased. To see that survey result, a doctor named Dr. David Green created “smart” pill bottle cap that can send message containing medicine consume time schedule to patient via short message service (SMS). This unique invention was collaboration between Simpill, a company based on Cape Town, South Africa, and the biggest cellular operator company. Tellumat Communication was success to develop patient monitoring system by wireless facilities. The result, this medicine bottle has double function, beside used for keep medicine also have function to remind you via SMS if time to consume medicine has come. This is makes patient not forget to consume their medicine. This medicine bottle also makes sirens sound to remind you.