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Samsung introduces newest Simband health trackerSamsung's newest Simband looks a lot like the Samsung Gear S, but look under the strap and you'll see more bells and whistles to track your health. Ram Fish, Samsung VP of digital health, gives CNET a demo of the device.
[MUSIC] So we have what we call sim band Now integrated with the worlds most advanced sensor module. And this is available for the research and the community. For developing different sensors. Algo is an application along digital head. It is not a commercial product but an excellent design to advance digital head. Basic sensor modules that we include with simband, is what we call sim sense. So what we have in here is a couple of sensors. [NOISE] On the optical side, over here, you have multiple LEDs illuminating light in different wave lengths into the wrist. When I'm in the monitor mode, hundred times a second, all different channels is being transmitted to the Cloud and that allows scientists to interface with it in the Cloud, don't have to worry about how to learn other devices and go and analyze the information. As a result, we are able to extract things, obviously, like heart rate, but also extract other variables like SPO2 over CO2. So the combination of all of those, together with temperature as well as acceleration and motion lets researcher develop some of the most advanced algorithm. Synthesizing and combining the different information. The electrical information and the optical information and [INAUDIBLE] to get much different insight into actually what's happening inside of our body. The other part is here is something that we introduced it's a whole new concept called spot check. And when I activate the spot check, this is like the electric version, or the 21st century of the [UNKNOWN]. I'm telling it I'm standing, and it's simply asking me to hold my hand stationary for about 20 seconds. I have to keep the ball. In the center and now we're taking the stationary information which is consistent and high quality and send it over to the cloud for developers to go analyze it. Stress level for example, we usually have about 2,000, 1,900 in my case that I've been tracking very nicely. And interestingly before you go on stage I found the number to almost double. You would go off stage, you'd [INAUDIBLE] on the way back down. Looking at my blood pressure throughout the day, seeing how it changes. Seeing how my heart rate and the trend for the day it changes. Has been giving me very interesting insights around the small things that really effect my health, like the double espresso that I was taking earlier. All my weakness to all that it deserves. So there is the insight and being able to take this information, present it to Neuville, and change behavior. That's the biggest potential of the technology, and that's where we want to take it. [MUSIC]