MediaTek Sensio, is a 6-in-1 biosensor module for smartphones
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MediaTek Sensio, is a 6-in-1 biosensor module for smartphones

Smartphones in recent times have contributed to the growth of the medical sensing industries with a major success in the usage of a smartphone camera and flash to detect heart rate. Specialized Apps installed on the phone can use the phone inbuilt camera and flash to read an individual...

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Scientists Design A Two Stage Patch For Blood Glucose Testing Without Pricking The Skin
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Scientists Design A Two Stage Patch For Blood Glucose Testing Without Pricking The Skin

A team of researchers from Tsinghua University in cooperation with People's Liberation Army Air Force General Hospital, China, has produced a two-stage patch to test the blood glucose levels. They published their research paper on the open access site Science Advances. In the...

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Biosensors with ECG function for heart rate monitoring in wearables
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Biosensors with ECG function for heart rate monitoring in wearables

Graham Prophet @ eedesignnewseurope.com writes: Silicon Labs has introduced a family of optical biometric sensors providing advanced heart rate monitoring (HRM) by transcutaneous optical measurements, along with electrocardiogram (ECG) capabilities, for a range of wearable fitness and...

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Glucose Wearable Biosensor
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Glucose Wearable Biosensor

Biosensors for consumer wearable devices is a new trend as it facilitates multiplexed physiological monitoring for quantitative assessment of body functions. Highly functional wearable biosensors that can also provide meaningful diagnostics to guide therapeutics would be extremely...

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A biometric sensor for wearables – LG Innotek
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A biometric sensor for wearables – LG Innotek

LG Innotek has released an ultra-thin optical biometric sensor module designed to be used in wearables and smartphones to measure health parameters such as heartbeat, stress indicators and blood oxygen saturation level. The new sensor is more accurate than it's predecessors...

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Multifunction biosensor/vital signs monitor for wearables, from ams
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Multifunction biosensor/vital signs monitor for wearables, from ams

by Graham Prophet @ edn-europe.com: Sensor and mixed-signal IC specialist ams (Graz, Austria) has applied optical detection techniques to produce a sensor capable of accurate heart rate measurement; the company says its device is the first “total solution for 24/7 heart rate...

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