Heartrate monitoring in wearable design
May 23, 2019
4 Mins read

Introduction A very noticeable feature in modern wearables and smartwatches these days is the presence of an optical photoplethysmograph (PPG) heart-rate sensor. PPG is a non-invasive method of measuring the variation in blood volume in tissues using a light source and a detector. In this article, we will talk about some component-level heart-rate measurement (HRM) […]

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Medical Device Design
October 18, 2018
1 Min read

Designing a new product that benefits the society is very rewarding, but it faces multiple obstacles before it can move into production and land in the hands of your end-users. For most devices, regulatory approval is often required before deploying a product to market. Medical devices are notorious for strict regulatory requirements. One regulatory requirement […]

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