Showing posts with label Health. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Health. Show all posts

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sensing the Heart Beat

Among the most basic forms of biometric data we may collect from ourselves is the heart beat.Wether to control our body response to sports activities, keep track of our health or to observe involuntary response to external interaction, this is one of the important parameters that is collected by physicians, and specialists of a multitude of health-related areas. What I am describing in this post is just the implementation of one of simplest forms of obtaining a waveform that represents the heart beat of an individual.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Baby monitor

While preparing to be a father for the first time, I have found most baby products to be more expensive than would otherwise be desirable, given its ephemeral usefulness. Considering the full blown economical crisis that we face today, spending copious ammounts of money in things that soon become useless, seems a little too light headed and perhaps irresponsible.