Samsung Introduces Bio-Processor Chip, Offering Five Biometric Health Signals For Wearable Tech Devices

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Samsung Bio-Processor

The chip measures all the things from physique fats and skeletal muscle mass to coronary heart price, coronary heart rhythm, pores and skin temperature and stress degree.
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Samsung needs to make an impression within the quantified well being area.

That is why the South Korean know-how conglomerate has introduced its Bio-Processor all-in-one logic chip aimed to pair with well being-acutely aware wearable tech units and increase their attain. Already in mass manufacturing, the Bio-Processor can be obtainable in health/well being wearables inside the first half of 2016, in response to Samsung.

The Bio-Processor integrates 5 Analog Entrance Ends (AFEs), together with bioelectrical impedance evaluation (BIA), photoplethysmogram (PPG), electrocardiogram (ECG), pores and skin temperature, and galvanic pores and skin response (GSR) into the only tiny chip.

These AFEs work collectively to ship properly previous the guts fee monitoring discovered as a normal on most wearable tech units, measuring the whole lot from physique fats and skeletal muscle mass to coronary heart price, coronary heart rhythm, pores and skin temperature and stress degree.

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That is made attainable by Samsung taking the aforementioned AFEs and including microcontroller (MCU), power administration built-in circuit (PMIC), digital sign processor (DSP), and eFlash memory elements to the chip to course of bio-metric alerts.

"With enhancements in smart, health units and a rise in shopper well being consciousness, increasingly individuals are on the lookout for methods to watch numerous private bio-knowledge, or health knowledge, to continually handle their well being" Ben Okay. Hur, vice chairman of selling, System LSI enterprise at Samsung, stated in an organization press launch assertion. "Samsung's Bio-Processor, which may course of 5 totally different biometric alerts, is probably the most versatile well being and health monitoring chip out there on the market at present and is predicted to open up many new well being-based mostly service choices for our clients."

Now, this can be a smarter strategy to keep more healthy.

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Source : Techtimes