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Application promises to measure heart rate by camera phone

Every time the heart beats, more blood is pumped to the face. The system measures the changes caused by blood flow.

 
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Heart monitor screen Cardiio. Beats measured by camera phone
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To analyze the heart rate data allowing the classification of fitness level, to estimate the potential life expectancy, and to establish goals for resting heart rate and make comparisons with others.

These are the promises of the application developed by empresa Cardiio who says he can transform iPhone 4S and Ipad2 in meters heartbeat powered by MIT Media Lab According to information from the developers, just look directly at the front of the camera phone to the system works. "

The technology is based on changes in blood flow in the face. Every time your heart beats more blood is pumped into your face. This slight increase in blood volume causes more light to be absorbed, and therefore less light is reflected from your face. The new application can track these small changes in reflected light that are not visible to the human eye and calculate your heartbeat, say the creators of the system.

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