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The Kardia Band for Apple Watch puts a medical-grade EKG on your wrist

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The Kardia Band for Apple Watch puts a medical-grade EKG on your wrist

AliveCor, a corporate that specialize in medical-grade EKG (electrocardiogram) apparatus for cellular units, has introduced the Kardia Band for Apple Watch. The band makes use of an built-in sensor to document an EKG proper on your watch, letting you display your center well being anywhere you're. The band works with AliveCor's new Kardia app, in order to be to be had on each the iPhone and the Apple Watch.

From AliveCor:

Users can document a unmarried-lead EKG through merely touching Kardia Band's built-in sensor that communicates with the Watch app, Kardia through AliveCor™. The Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Detector then makes use of Kardia's automatic research procedure (set of rules) to in an instant locate the presence of AF in an EKG, the most typical cardiac arrhythmia and a prime lead to of stroke. Also incorporated is the Normal Detector, which signifies whether or not your center fee and rhythm are standard, and the Unreadable Detector, which tells you while to retake an EKG so physicians obtain most effective the best quality recordings.

With the Kardia watch app, you'll be able to additionally report voice memos approximately how you are feeling whilst your center process is measured. This may give docs a clearer image of your well being.

AliveCor already makes the Kardia Mobile, an EKG that attaches to the again of your telephone with a unique case, additionally made via AliveCor. The Kardia Band isn't but to be had for acquire, as the corporate is recently looking forward to FDA approval. AliveCor expects the band to turn out to be to be had in past due spring 2016.

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