Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

iPhonECG turns iPhones into an Electrocardiograph

 |  |  |  |  |  |  December 31, 2010


Holy crap, I guess I knew that smartphones were ubiquitous, but it looks like now, there will be a case sold that will transform any iPhone into an ECG or EKG (electrocardiograph).

alivecor ecg iphone app med tech case

Developed by Alivecor along with Oregon Scientific, the iPhonECG works thanks to a pair of electrodes. The electrodes communicate the info to an iPhone. These readings can be done wirelessly, meaning that you can monitor your heart rate thanks to the iPhone pressed against your heart. The software can store a complete history of heart rates and beats and, if you’ve got heart problems, the iPhone could someday be programmed to send alerts to your physician in case of emergency.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY7ZQM5eah8

Incredibly, the units are expected to sell for less than $100 a piece. When you think about how much a traditional ECG machine costs, it’s pretty amazing.

[via MedGadget]



Hostess Cupcakes Knit Pom Beanie

Hostess Cupcakes Knit Pom Beanie

HUNT4.0 Flashlight + Pocket Tool

HUNT4.0 Flashlight + Pocket Tool

World’s Tallest Buildings Compared

World’s Tallest Buildings Compared

Is a Toyota GR Corolla Coming to the US?

Is a Toyota GR Corolla Coming to the US?

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid Aims for Roomy Fuel Efficiency

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid Aims for Roomy Fuel Efficiency

Current Dodge Charger and Challenger Will Be No More After 2024

Current Dodge Charger and Challenger Will Be No More After 2024

Advertisement