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Monitor your heartbeat with a webcam and a flashlight

After seeing some heart rate monitor apps for Android which use the camera and flashlight features of the phones, [Tyson] took on the challenge of coding this for himself. But he’s not using a smart phone, instead he grabbed a headlamp and webcam for his heat rate monitor. To start out he recorded a test video with [...]
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Android App of the Week: Instant Heart Rate Uses Your Camera to Show Your Heart Rate

Technology / Gadgets : Chip Chick (4 years ago)

Checking your heart rate has never been easier than by using the Instant Heart Rate app for Android. Using the camera on your phone, Instant Heart Rate tracks the color changes of your skin which is caused by the oxygen in your bloo... Read Post

Mobile Start-Up Azumio Raises $2.5M to Turn Smartphones Into Health Monitors

Technology : Inc. Technology (4 years ago)

Instant Heart Rate, a smartphone app that measures a user’s heart rate through the phone’s camera, has accumulated eight million downloads on iPhone and Android devices since its debut last fall. The creators of the app, Azumio, a s... Read Post

Instant Heart Rate for Android uses your phone camera to... tell you your heart rate

Technology : Download Squad (4 years ago)

Instant Heart Rate, which is a free download from the Android Market, measures your heart rate by using your phone's built-in camera. Don't worry, though: you don't have to strip off and point the camera at your quivering chest or t... Read Post

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