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Monitoring one’s heartbeat and other vital body information is becoming a high-demand application space at both ends of the scale, from advanced hospital-grade monitoring systems to “Prosumer” sports/health devices for athletic people who want to manage their performance to in-home products for geriatric and outpatient care.
The biggest area in the wearable health space is monitoring the cardiorespiratory (heart and lungs) system with accuracy and precision.
When it comes to designing portable medical devices, there are several, often conflicting challenges. Not only must you accurately record, store, and process the desired measurements, it must be done in a portable, small, and comfortable package that doesn’t compromise functionality. Maxim Intergrated’s solution, the MAX30001, enables you to maximize portability and comfort of the device while also reducing the number of electrodes to a minimum with an extended battery life for optimum user satisfaction.
Learn more about the MAX30001 in the video below.
Filed Under: M2M (machine to machine)