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Collecting respiratory frequency with Biostrap

Long term respiratory frequency 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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Charging Biostrap is easy - Battery lasts up to 5 days
Charging Biostrap is easy - Battery lasts up to 5 days
Biostrap it's pretty much just like a Swatch, light on the wrist because of it's material: rubber and plastic.
Biostrap it's pretty much just like a Swatch, light on the wrist because of it's material: rubber and plastic.
... 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
The box contains three straps, charging cable, charger and two sensors
The box contains three straps, charging cable, charger and two sensors
One month of Biostrap health data
One month of Biostrap health data
Apple HealthKit aggregating data from different sources and devices
Apple HealthKit aggregating data from different sources and devices

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