Runners, among other athletes, have long been able to monitor their heart rate while exercising. Now swimmers can too: an earlobe clip uses an infrared sensor to monitor blood flow. Heart-rate information is converted to speech, which is transmitted to the wearer’s ear every few seconds or minutes via bone conduction.
Product: Aquapulse heart monitor
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Inside the machine that saved Moore’s Law
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