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SporTracker: Accurate and Battery Efficient Optical Sensor Technology To Track Vital Signs

Founded in 2009, SporTracker¬†is aiming to revolutionize the sports and consumer health markets through its optical-based technology and algorithms that detect and measure heart rate, calorie count, and other vital signs. We’ve been focused a lot lately on computational biology, accuracy, and adapting to unique form factors — SporTracker is innovating at the intersection of […]

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The Leap Ahead: Computational Biology Promises to Jumpstart Wearables Applications

A lot of the focus in wearable computing has been on delivering products that help everyday users monitor some of the more basic activity traits, such as steps taken and heart rate. While these are certainly useful metrics for health monitoring, they do not paint the full picture. Computational biologists instead study the chemical changes […]

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