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Tracking HRV with Biostrap

Long term HRV monitoring

Nov. 15, 2017 -

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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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.
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...
Apple HealthKit aggregating data from different sources and devices
Apple HealthKit aggregating data from different sources and devices
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