Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI


Sensors for health and fitness wearables

31 January 2018 Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI

Preventive healthcare and continuous monitoring solutions for wearable health and fitness applications can be designed with the MAX86140 and MAX86141 optical pulse oximeter/heart rate sensors and the MAX30001 electrocardiogram (ECG) and bioimpedance (BioZ) analog front end (AFE) from Maxim Integrated Products.

Through compact, low-power solutions, these devices enable accurate monitoring of vital signs to monitor wellness/fitness and prevent health problems before they even begin. The MAX86140 and MAX86141 can be used to measure PPG signals on the wrist, finger and ear to detect heart rate, heart rate variability and pulse oximetry. The MAX30001 measures ECG and BioZ on the chest and wrist to detect heart rate, respiration and arrhythmias.



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