Qardio, the company that sells the QardioArm blood pressure monitor and QardioBase smart scale, announced today the launch of a new product. It is called QardioCore – a smart, wearable ECG/EKG monitor. Originally announced at CES 2015, the device is finally open for pre-orders.
QardioCore is a wireless electrocardiogram monitor designed to improve detection and management of cardiac conditions. Six subsystem layers of QardioCore’s sensor system record and analyze over 20 million data points daily along with other important heart metrics. The device is particularly suited for people with increased health risk caused by family predisposition, history of heart attacks or strokes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and excess weight.
According to Qardio’s website, QardioCore has been clinically validated and approved by the FDA to accurately and continuously track your complete heart health. The device will record your electrocardiogram, heart rate, heart rate variability, body temperature, respiratory rate, activity and stress level. An impressive list, indeed.
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Unlike traditional ECG/EKG monitors, QardioCore is free from pads, gels and messy wires and it withstands an operating temperature range of -20 to 60 degrees. It is portable, discreet and water resistant and works with the companion Qardio app where you can share your measurements with your doctor, trainer or family members.
QardioCore’s rechargeable battery will run for about a day before needing a top-up. The device, which retails for $449, is on display at CES this week and will ship in April 2017 for pre-orders placed now.
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