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Measuring heart rates with Biostrap

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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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One month of Biostrap health data
One month of Biostrap health data
Heart rate variability (HRV) as measured and explained by Biostrap
Heart rate variability (HRV) as measured and explained by Biostrap
Biostrap sensors size compared to an Apple AirPod
Biostrap sensors size compared to an Apple AirPod
Biostrap iOS app dashboard and daily heart rate
Biostrap iOS app dashboard and daily heart rate
Comparing the quality of sleep during two different nights. Being awake more often reduces quality of sleep.
Comparing the quality of sleep during two different nights. Being awake more often reduces quality of sleep.
Biostrap on the wrist - now you see me...
Biostrap on the wrist - now you see me...

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