Omron, the prominent Japan-based electronics company is known for their universal monitors. Omron Healthcare is the first company to launch the blood pressure monitoring device to wrist as a smartwatch that will enable users to check their blood pressure levels anytime, anywhere.
Most of the smartwatch available in the market today serve as a pedometer and heart rate monitor, despite the fact that there are as yet a couple of kinks that company need to work out. Presently, blood pressure smartwatch, called the HeartGuide, is changing the game in the wearable technology department.
The smartwatch to be introduced by Omron will be the first to bring blood pressure monitoring feature to its watch. This feature will assist users with monitoring their blood pressure level anytime and anywhere. Additionally, the company has gotten FDA clearance to launch such smartwatch and pre-order will be open soon.
The first ever blood pressure monitoring smartwatch by Omron is named as HeartGuide which will change the face of wearable technology.
“HeartGuide is a key way Omron is advancing our mission of Going for Zero heart attacks and strokes,” said Ranndy Kellogg, Omron Healthcare president and CEO, who also described the newest smartwatch as “a breakthrough.”
This smartwatch can help in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes. As blood pressure keeps on fluctuating every time, regularly monitoring the same can help in seeking immediate medical help in severe cases. It was seen that normal observing of blood pressure level can decrease the danger of stroke and heart issue by 20 percent and 10 percent separately.
The Omron smartwatch based on oscillometric (inflating) blood pressure monitor technology.Apart from the blood pressure monitoring function of the Omron HeartGuide, it has more features that work like any fitness smartwatch there is — it can count steps, monitor sleeping habits, and can receive text, emails, and calls. The company further claimed that a fully charged gadget could last up to 48 hours.
Alongside the HeartGuide is its accomplice, the HeartAdvisor application, which will give health insights on the user’s results. It will be free for download come January for each buy of the wrist blood pressure system.
The smartwatch is available in 3 distinctive size variations, which offers real-time information on blood pressure, sleep, and physical monitoring. This smart device accompanies a price tag of $499.The shipment of this device will start from January 9, 2019.