Tagged: Heart rate

Google patents futuristic bathroom that’ll monitor your heart’s health

Google smart bathroom patent

Non-invasive health monitoring could be in its prime if Google’s new patent can materialize. According to a new patent, which was filed in January 2015, but published on 21 July 2016, Google visions to transform your bathroom into a high-tech facility that can monitor your cardiovascular health. The patent details embedding sensors and cameras to different parts of the bathroom that monitor person’s health and notify medical professionals if necessary. Read More…

Best heart rate monitoring fitness wearables and smartwatches

Adidas Micoach Fit Smart

Personal fitness trackers and smartwatches have come a long way in helping you lead a healthy life. Whether your fitness goals are modest or you’re planning an overall health transformation, fitness wearables are best way to understand if exercise regime you’re following is actually contributing to the new you. These devices and their dedicated apps give you a wholesome insight on your sleep, walk, run, calorie consumption, blood pressure and most importantly the heart rate. As more and more wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, it’s important to know the best heart rate monitoring fitness wearables and smartwatches you can buy. Read More…

Wearable heart rate monitor for your chest, displays data on smartphone

Wearable-heart-rate-monitor

Wearable heart rate monitoring devices have become big market grabbers off late. While some of them target single metric like blood pressure, there are others that track more cardiovascular data including heart rate, and other activity levels. One thing that’s common with almost all of these heart rate monitors is that they are wearable on the wrist. In order to give fitness freaks and people suffering with heart diseases an easier way to track their heart rate; University of Veterinary and Life Sciences (in a collaborative effort) has come up with Heartomo (Hatomo) – a ultra-small sensor that sticks (using electrode) on to the chest and provides heart rate and other cardiovascular data on the user’s smartphone using a free app (compatible with Android and iOS). Read More…

Intel launches SMS Audio BioSport headphones with heart rate monitor

SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones by Intel

This is probably the first time Intel has ventured into technology embedded wearables, kickstarting the fitness initiative it announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January earlier this year. Better late than never, Intel has launched a pair of BioSport In-Ear Headphones with biometric sensors that can measure a wearer’s heart rate. Made in collaboration with 50 Cent’s SMS Audio – a global headphone and accessories brand, the SMS Audio BioSport headphones (powered by Intel) provide high-quality sound and comfort. Read More…

Microsoft Septimu earphones play songs depending on your mood

Microsoft Septimu earphones

Microsoft Research is working hard into developing gadget accessories that are automated based on users vital statistics and their latest development is interesting. Microsoft have developed a pair of earphones dubbed Septimu that toggle songs depending on user’s mood by measuring the heart rate, temperature and biorhythms. This is done by incorporating a number of sensors like thermometers, accelerometers and inward facing microphone design. Now if the user is smart enough and keeps a track of the music being played he/she can get a good idea about their mental and physical health sans any investment in expensive medical care or coaching solutions.
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PoolmateHR first swim watch to do heart rate, laps, strokes and distance

If you like taking to the water for fun or go swimming professionally, you are bound to like this amazing Swimovate PoolmateHR watch, which measures your heart rate, lap score and strokes in water – all three without a hassle. The one of a kind PoolmateHR is probably the first-ever swim watch created  to track laps, distance, strokes and heart rate, all together in one device that the swimmer wears on the wrist before diving into blue waters. The PoolmateHR is built with a real sapphire crystal and ceramic dial, which makes the watch really stylish and robust for any kind of action pursuit.

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Omron HR-500U pulsimeter wristwatch gives real-time pulse reading

Omron Healthcare has released their HR-500U pulsimeter wristwatch that measures your pulse rate during jogging, sports activity or workout regimes. Unlike other similar products which require you to wear a transmitor strap around the chest to get accurate reading of the current pulse rate, HR-500U doesn’t require such compatibility. It measures the heart rate by detecting the flow of blood in the capillaries around the wrist area via a photoelectric pulse wave sensor and the data captured from the accelerometer. As the device provides pulse rate date in real time it also provides four different training modules during warm-up and cool-down. It also displays the calories burned, the distance covered and the pace at which you are walking.
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Wahoo Fitness Blue HR heart rate monitor for fitness junkies

For all you fitness freaks out there who want to keep a check on your vital body functions the easy and interactive way, here is the Wahoo Fitness Blue HR heart rate monitor. Using Bluetooth 4.0 (Bluetooth SMART) technology it can be paired with your iOS devices like iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 to keep check on your heart rate via a dedicated app called Wahoo Fitness that can be downloaded from Apple App Store. Wahoo Fitness Blue HR can be wrapped easily around your chest using a chest strap without any discomfort and is specifically designed to stretch during rigorous body movement like jogging, cycling or walking.
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