kardia band for apple watch tracks vitals to instantly detect symptoms of a stroke
 
kardia band for apple watch tracks vitals to instantly detect symptoms of a stroke
mar 16, 2016

kardia band for apple watch tracks vitals to instantly detect symptoms of a stroke

kardia band for apple watch tracks vitals to instantly detect symptoms of a stroke
all images courtesy of alivecor

 

 

 

wearable technology company alivecor plans to deliver a medical-grade electrocardiogram (EKG) band for the apple watch. the ‘kardia’ represents a significant breakthrough in proactive heart health by allowing people to discretely track their vitals. 

 


video courtesy of alivecor

 

 

 

users can record by touching the band’s integrated sensor that communicates with the smartwatch app. together with automated algorithms, ‘kardia’ can instantly detect atrial fibrillation in an EKG, the most common cardiac arryhthmia and a leading cause of a stroke. the accessory also indicates whether a user’s heart rate and rhythm are normal. 

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the band looks for atrial fibrillation in an EKG

 

 

 

‘kardia band for apple watch represents both the future of proactive heart health and the introduction of the wearable medtech category,’ explains vic gundotra, chief executive officer of alivecor. ‘these combined technologies give us the ability to deliver personal reports that provide analysis, insights and actionable advice for the patient and their doctor.’

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it can also indicate whether a user’s heart rate and rhythm are normal

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users can record by touching the band’s integrated sensor

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