CES 2019: Omron HeartGuide watch is a real blood pressure machine
2:43

CES 2019: Omron HeartGuide watch is a real blood pressure machine

Smartwatches
[MUSIC] I've been waiting for this one a long time. This is the first wrist worn blood pressure machine that has a real blood pressure machine. They call those sphygmomenometers in the medical business, the one there with the big cuff that goes around your arm when you go to the doctor's office. This is that, but look how small it is, just exited FDA clearance, and ready to go to the market at $499 is the Omran Heart guide blood pressure watch. The way this thing works, is you put your arm up here at about heart height, because you want this to be at the same level as your heart, and you push that button. And that's it. Sit there for a few seconds, and it takes a medical grade blood pressure check. Relays that to an app, which keeps a history of your blood pressure readings, and those can be Send to your doctor if they want it. You said you were feeling kind of weird the other day, if you took your readings like you should have, they'll say send me the snapshot of those readings, let me see them. So how does this thing actually works, it's a wonder of miniaturization frankly. You have two bands. There's this inner one where all the work is done. This has a tiny air bladder in here which pumps up just like the one at the doctor's office and then you've got a sensor pad. on the bottom of the watch and that's going to pick up your systolic and diastolic, basically your high and your low blood pressure boundaries, just like at the doctors office. That's why this got approved relatively quickly, because it works the same way. When all that's done the data goes to the associated app wirelessly. It's called heart advisor, and that gives a record of a history of how your blood pressure has been trending. They're the real insights. And that data can be shared in the future automatically but now manually to your doctor or to Samsung platform, Google platform. It could be a Walgreen's platform in the future. And today already at launch To the Apple Health Records aspect of iOS on your iPhone. All of these are platforms to gain insights into your health, not just to gather raw data. It's about answers, not just data points. Again, $499 goes on market for pre-ordered January 8, available direct to consumer only to start from Omron itself But after a few months, it'll be heading out to the usual retailers. Why am I so excited about this technology in general, because it goes after three things. One, this is the silent killer. It's called that for a reason. High Blood Pressure is not something that lets you know it's destroying and ravaging your body until it's done so. Number two, a lot of folks only have high blood pressure in the doctor's office. They don't really have high blood pressure. But they get treated for it. That doesn't make sense. And there's a third category of folks who have high blood pressure and it doesn't show up in the doctor's office, and this will help catch that as well and prevent those effects down the road. It's really great technology that we're seeing come out of miniaturization and transfer of data.

Up Next

Elon Musk's Neuralink wants to let your brain control a computer (The Daily Charge, 7/15/2019)
dcthumb07152019

Up Next

Elon Musk's Neuralink wants to let your brain control a computer (The Daily Charge, 7/15/2019)

A quick lap of the best auto tech at CES 2019
rs-ces2019-cbsn-roundup-holdingstill

A quick lap of the best auto tech at CES 2019

Corning brings stronger, more flexible automotive-grade Gorilla Glass to CES 2019
rs-ces2019-corning

Corning brings stronger, more flexible automotive-grade Gorilla Glass to CES 2019

Amazon's gaming service, Google's massive CES presence
tt-011119-00-00-40-15-still005-clean

Amazon's gaming service, Google's massive CES presence

CES 2019: Run-DMC gives their perspective on the current tech landscape
run-dmc-ces-2019-9741

CES 2019: Run-DMC gives their perspective on the current tech landscape

CES 2019: Babeyes is a wearable video camera for your baby
baby-eyes-still

CES 2019: Babeyes is a wearable video camera for your baby

Elecpro's US:E smart lock has a built-in camera too at CES 2019
smart-lock-0

Elecpro's US:E smart lock has a built-in camera too at CES 2019

The weirdest stuff we saw at CES 2019
top5-weirdsite

The weirdest stuff we saw at CES 2019

CES 2019: Ride along with us in an autonomous Lyft
self-driving-lyftstill

CES 2019: Ride along with us in an autonomous Lyft

Tech Shows

The Apple Core
apple-core-w

The Apple Core

Alphabet City
alphabet-city-w

Alphabet City

CNET Top 5
cnet-top-5-w

CNET Top 5

The Daily Charge
dc-site-1color-logo.png

The Daily Charge

What the Future
what-the-future-w

What the Future

Tech Today
tech-today-w

Tech Today

Latest News All latest news

Watch What Could Be the World's First Commute in a Personal Flying Vehicle
jetson-one-seq-00-06-21-07-still001

Watch What Could Be the World's First Commute in a Personal Flying Vehicle

Deepfake Expert Reacts to Viral Deepfakes
deepfake-3

Deepfake Expert Reacts to Viral Deepfakes

Fun Amazon Finds Under $50 (July 2022)
amazonjuly2022-master-00-11-19-15-still001

Fun Amazon Finds Under $50 (July 2022)

Auto Giant Magna Prepares to Make Every Part of a Car Light Up
magna-lighting-00-01-55-05-still131

Auto Giant Magna Prepares to Make Every Part of a Car Light Up

How to Find Cheap Flights
airlinetickets-master-00-05-36-21-still003

How to Find Cheap Flights

The iPhone at 15: How Apple's Phone Became the Center of Your Life
yt-applestuff-ep02-v6

The iPhone at 15: How Apple's Phone Became the Center of Your Life

Most Popular All most popular

Fun Amazon Finds Under $50 (July 2022)
amazonjuly2022-master-00-11-19-15-still001

Fun Amazon Finds Under $50 (July 2022)

SpyraTwo hands-on: The ultimate water gun
spyratwo-2

SpyraTwo hands-on: The ultimate water gun

Watch What Could Be the World's First Commute in a Personal Flying Vehicle
jetson-one-seq-00-06-21-07-still001

Watch What Could Be the World's First Commute in a Personal Flying Vehicle

Deepfake Expert Reacts to Viral Deepfakes
deepfake-3

Deepfake Expert Reacts to Viral Deepfakes

The iPhone at 15: How Apple's Phone Became the Center of Your Life
yt-applestuff-ep02-v6

The iPhone at 15: How Apple's Phone Became the Center of Your Life

How to Find Cheap Flights
airlinetickets-master-00-05-36-21-still003

How to Find Cheap Flights

Latest Products All latest products

E Ink Tablets: Everything You Need to Know
eink-website

E Ink Tablets: Everything You Need to Know

Moto G 5G Review: A $400 Phone That May Have Everything You Need
clip0001-00-00-25-15-still001

Moto G 5G Review: A $400 Phone That May Have Everything You Need

Hands-On: We Got to Try the Sony Xperia 1 IV and Its Zoom Lens
xperiafinalpicsite

Hands-On: We Got to Try the Sony Xperia 1 IV and Its Zoom Lens

Lenovo Legion 7 Gaming Laptops Combine Great Power With Simple, Slim Designs
lenovolegion-00-00-45-13-still003

Lenovo Legion 7 Gaming Laptops Combine Great Power With Simple, Slim Designs

Exploring Meta Store: Facebook Parent Meta's First Physical Retail Space
metastore

Exploring Meta Store: Facebook Parent Meta's First Physical Retail Space

Lenovo's Torrent of Slim-Series Laptops Has Almost Too Many Options
lenovoslim-00-00-03-10-still001.png

Lenovo's Torrent of Slim-Series Laptops Has Almost Too Many Options

Latest How To All how to videos

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC
psstill

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account
phoneonorange

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit
dsc00641

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022
budgetlaptops-00-08-35-15-still001

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use
googlepay-inhand

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use

Clean Your AirPods and EarPods Without Damaging Them
yt-howto-clean-airpods-v3

Clean Your AirPods and EarPods Without Damaging Them