Google has announced that its Google Fit app now has support for measuring heart and respiratory rates just by using the phone's camera.
Google has announced that its Google Fit app now has support for measuring heart and respiratory rates just by using the phone's camera. The new functionality will be available on Pixel phones , but it is planned to expand to other equipment from various manufacturers.
Thanks to increasingly powerful sensors and advances in computer vision, these features allow you to use your smartphone's camera to track tiny physical signals down to pixel levels, such as chest movements to measure breathing rate and subtle changes in breath. finger color for heart rate.
The process to measure the heart rate and respiratory rate with the smartphone camera through the Google Fit application will be very simple. All that needs to be done is to place your finger on the rear camera lens to measure the heart rate, and to take the breath reading, just make sure that the head and upper torso are in view of the camera. front camera, and breathe as you normally would.
The application will allow you to save the state measurements for a periodic record. However, Google cautions that the readings are not intended for medical diagnosis, even though both characteristics have been clinically validated.
News Source: Google