A Korean SME has developed a heart rate monitor that measures heart rate continuously during exercise or normal life and sends heart rate wireless. The company is looking for distribution partners in Europe.
A Korean SME specialized in the field of tele-healthcare which is combination of various kinds of technologies; bio-sensors, telecommunication networks, diagnostic tools, application software, and so on. Heart rate monitor measures heart rate via sensing technology. The measurement principle is based on the optic. Unlike other existing products, the company used optical sensor. It compares reflected light to the acting light, and the change of the light reflectance is analysed to calculate heart rate of body. The company is one of the initial company to test and use this technlogy. Calculated pulses are displayed on the LCD screen and can be wireless transmitted to other devices.
Innovations and advantages
- Convenience in wearing - Motion artefact free - Easy to use - Wireless communication - Improves efficiency of training - Low power consumption - Help to avoid injuries and prevent potential health problem
01002004 Embedded Systems and Real Time Systems
01004001 Applications for Health
06005002 Sensors & Wireless products
Market application codes
05007004 Monitoring equipment
05007007 Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
Intellectual property rights
Area of partner's activity
Type of partner sought - SME and larger company Specific area of activity of partner - Fitness center, gym, care system service Tasks to be performed by the partner sought - The company is looking for partners and potential customers to sell and distribute their products in Europe.