Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Smartphone cameras can take your pulse


KEY MOBILE TREND: healthcare

Front-facing cameras moonlight as healthcare monitors. It seems like everybody has a few jobs these days.

While there are existing apps for smartphones that use the device's camera to read a person's pulse on a fingertip, this is the first I've heard of such passive reading of blood flow in the face.

Read more: http://technology.inquirer.net/23943/japans-fujitsu-says-smartphones-can-take-your-pulse#ixzz2NvGGYNFO
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