Home » Hardware » Heart rate Monitors Accuracy

heartmonitor

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2404445,00.asp

But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D. There may be a problem with your fitness tracker: it could be misreporting your pulse.

You can find the results below, but it seems the optical sensing technology used in many of today’s new, wrist-based mobile heart rate monitors is sometimes inaccurate. That’s in comparison to time-tested EKG machines (or the heart rate monitors that emulate them), which sense the electrical impulses that trigger your heartbeats.

http://www.cnet.com/news/how-accurate-are-wristband-heart-rate-monitors/

Comments

comments

Latest

sesame Sesame Door Lock Review
data recovery Recover your data using EaseUS Data Recovery, Easily!
windows 10 Windows 10 and Office 365 Feature Release Schedule
filesharing Top 5 File Sharing Apps for 2017
cortana Cortana For The Business Desktop

Follow Us

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our Feed

Join Premium

Enjoy All The Benefits Of Premium

  • Access To Premium Content Only Available To Members
  • Digital Copy Of My Book The Pangram Killer
  • Coupons for quality sites affiliated with us
  • Access To All Short Stories
  • Free Plug On Podcast
  • Get first notice and exclusive access to events and meetups
$19.99

Subscribe To The Technology Geek

Sponsors

Sponsors

Archives