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Report Highlight for Market Trends: Personal Health and Fitness Monitoring Will Drive New Sensor Developments

Published: 13 January 2015

ID: G00274186

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr , Karen Ross

Summary

Traditional nonoptical sensors will morph to support consumer applications like health and fitness monitoring. For wearables, expect to see new types of heart rate monitors, hydration sensors and single-chip ECGs using smartphones as their hosts. But medical acceptance will be limited for years.

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