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Sky Labs $20M Series B Round

Sky Labs Wraps Up $20M Series B Round, Plans to Expand Global Foray

South Korean health care startup Sky Labs successfully raised $20 million in new funding from existing and new investors, raising expectations for its aggressive foray into global markets. The accumulated […]
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Samsung OLED display for heart monitoring

Samsung Develops Stretchable Electronic Skin for Monitoring Heart Rate

Samsung has revealed a stretchable OLED display that acts as a heart rate sensor. The wearable device which can be mounted on the wrist, combines Photoplethysmography (PPG) heart rate sensors […]
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Sensors inaccurate dark skin

Some Wearable Heart Rate Trackers May Not Provide Accurate Results in People of Color

Ever since fitness trackers and smartwatches equipped with heart rate monitors started entering the market, experts have questioned the accuracy of optical heart rate sensors when taking readings on different […]
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Smartwatches vs chest straps

Wrist-Based Heart Rate Monitors vs Chest Straps Compared

Everything we wear is becoming smarter. Smartwatches are slowly replacing analog watches (aka dumb watches) and smart glasses allow us to see more than what’s around us. Read more The […]
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Maxim Enhance Reliability PPG Data

How to Enhance Reliability of PPG Data for Health Wearables, According To Maxim Integrated

Whether a sensor can provide reliable data depends on the target information, the algorithm deployed, and the specific details of a given use case. Optical biosensing has become a mainstream […]
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Fitbit Heart Study

Fitbit Launches Large-Scale Study To See If Its Wearables Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Fitbit launched a large-scale study, which aims to validate the use of its wearables to help detect atrial fibrillation, or AFib, the most common form of heart rhythm irregularity. Called […]
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