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Android app for heartbeat monitoring

Basic information

Project ID: AEE-2017-33

Students:Petri Kaitajärvi, Jere Lappi, Viljar Rúnarsson, Heini Sahlberg

Project manager: Heini Sahlberg

Instructor: Simo Särkkä

Other advisors:

Starting date: 5.1.2017

Completion date:


The objective was to develop a proof-of-concept for an Android application that utilizes a chest-mounted IMU to monitor heart rate. The compatible sensor for the application is a mbientslab's Metawear sensor with a accelerometer.



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Summary of results

A working Android application has been developed along with a casing and mounting method for the sensor.  The application can monitor and visualize the heart rate of a stationary user and gives a BPM-count with an accuracy of +/- 3 BPM.







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