Items tagged with Oximeter

Google’s modular phone may be a long shot, but the prototype is ready and the project is still alive and kicking – and it may now get a boost from the recent popularity of health tech for mobile phones. Paul Eremenko, the head of Project Ara, spoke recently at the Engadget Engage conference and demonstrated a pulse oximeter module that can be connected to the Ara phone. He also suggested that Project Ara will be having a pilot in 2015, with a launch date named early that year. So, why would health tech drive demand for a modular phone? The pulse oximeter module is a good example: if you have asthma or other lung issues, a pulse ox is probably a familiar friend of yours. It measures... Read more...