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Pulse Sensor on KickStarter

Joel Murphy and Yury Gitman, the creators of the Pulse Sensor, have made a KickStarter page to get its design off the ground.

After a few months of testing a gaggle of techniques, we developed what we think is an innovative pulse sensor. Our prototype (and accompanying code) plugs right into Arduino and easily clips onto a fingertip or earlobe. It’s super small too, button-sized with holes, so it can be sewn into a garment as well. We’d like to manufacturer the actual pulse sensor, making it low-cost, open source, and accessible for students, artists, and developers.

I have several projects in mind that would benefit from heart rate data, but the last time I checked commercial Pulse/Oximeter components are not cheep.  I am looking forward to this adding this low cost biosensor to my bag of tricks.


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1 Comment

  1. The biggest hurdle to making biosensors for anything other than “entertainment” is getting government approval. The FDA is just starting to pay attention to this area; noting recent guidelines for iOS apps that dispense “medical” streams of information. I hope this kind of work is not hindered too much by red tape; it’s really fun to think about biosensors being used innovatively to improve lives.

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