18 Results for

electrocardiogram

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At CES 2014, health monitors join the wearables parade

With three new lightweight, wearable medical devices, iHealth is hoping to give people the ability to monitor their health without needing large, ugly, obtrusive equipment.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Bionym Nymi

Bionym's Nymi attempts to rid you of the burden of remembering passwords, pins, and carrying around key cards.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Stress-buster: Microsoft bra battles emotional overeating

A prototype bra from Microsoft researchers uses sensors to follow the wearer's mood with a goal of helping prevent stress-related eating.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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Nissan smartwatch links car and driver

Like tech from a cyberpunk novel, Nissan announced a new smartwatch that will link drivers intimately with their cars, showing both driving telemetry such as speed, and driver heart rate.

By Sep. 8, 2013

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Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat as a password

Forget eyes and fingerprints. The Nymi bracelet wants the future of biometric password protection to be your own unique cardiac rhythm.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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Neil Armstrong's moon walk EKG reading up for auction

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's EKG reading from the moment he first stepped on the moon is going up for auction along with some other interesting space memorabilia, including Buzz Aldrin's space onesie.

By May. 6, 2013

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FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

The EPI Mini out of Singapore collects electrocardiogram readings for up to five people through their fingertips and sends the data via Bluetooth to a designated phone.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Smile! We know how fast your heart is beating

MIT researchers can measure someone's pulse just by watching them on video. The new method, which picks up slight head movements, could help detect cardiac events.

By Jun. 20, 2013

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FDA seeking to regulate mobile medical apps

The federal agency is looking for public input on a proposal that would allow it to regulate certain types of medical apps designed for smartphones and other mobile devices.

By Jul. 20, 2011

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Android phones get heart-healthy

European researchers are working on a low-power prototype interface that transmits wireless EKG-sensor signals to a mobile device.

By Oct. 14, 2010