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Biostrap review

Long term heart rates monitoring

Nov. 15, 2017 - Willem L. Middelkoop

Most wearables (smartwatches, fitness trackers, etc.) use very basic sensors to capture heart rate. Their signal is binary: just counting beats. Biostrap is different, instead of just checking pulses, it captures a high-fidelity PPG waveform. These waveforms are the same kind that doctors use, making me wonder what I could learn from them!

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... now you don't - Biostrap wears well and easily goes under your sleeve
... now you don't - Biostrap wears well and easily goes under your sleeve
Biostrap sensors size compared to an Apple AirPod
Biostrap sensors size compared to an Apple AirPod
On the bottom you can see the two red LED's and the PPG sensor. Just like the Swatch Sistem51 movement this is hidden when worn on wrist
On the bottom you can see the two red LED's and the PPG sensor. Just like the Swatch Sistem51 movement this is hidden when worn on wrist
Biostrap iOS app dashboard and daily heart rate
Biostrap iOS app dashboard and daily heart rate
Biostrap on the wrist - now you see me...
Biostrap on the wrist - now you see me...
The box contains three straps, charging cable, charger and two sensors
The box contains three straps, charging cable, charger and two sensors

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