Biomedicine

Underwater Updates

  • August 23, 2011

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
Cost: $150
Availability: Now
Source: www.finisinc.com
Companies: Finis

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