New Bluetooth 4.0 Heart Rate Belt Will Monitor Heart Rates

June 10, 2011
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Here we go with one more blue tooth connected device.  The information will sent to a Smartphone and has a new type of chip from Nordic Semiconductor.  I have written several times about the blue tooth inhaler which came on the scene almost 3 years ago so it looks like blue tooth mHealth devices will be growing. 

Here we go with one more blue tooth connected device.  The information will sent to a Smartphone and has a new type of chip from Nordic Semiconductor.  I have written several times about the blue tooth inhaler which came on the scene almost 3 years ago so it looks like blue tooth mHealth devices will be growing. 

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There’s also a blue tooth water bottle out there too that will tell you when to drink.

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There’s more here about the blue tooth inhaler including a video that shows the whole data collecting side of the device. 

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What is interesting about the belt is the the “industrial” company that will be making the device, not a healthcare company.  BD

OEM/ODM specialist Dayton Industrial is set to commence volume production of a low energy Bluetooth 4.0 heart-rate chest belt using Nordic Semiconductor’s new µBlue™ nRF8001 chip.

World’s first Bluetooth 4.0 heart rate monitor will catalyze new genre of smartphone apps