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Aktiia now in United States

Aktiia, The World’s First Automated 24/7 Blood Pressure Monitor Comes to the USA

Aktiia, the global leader in continuous blood pressure monitoring, today announced that it is bringing its 24/7 Blood Pressure Monitor to the United States,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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....