Google recently announced a new feature that allows users to measure their heart and respiratory rates using their phone camera.
This added functionality offers a unique way for individuals to monitor their health and well-being from the comfort of their own homes. By simply placing their finger on the camera lens for a few seconds, users can obtain real-time measurements of their vital signs.
Leveraging advanced artificial intelligence technology, the new feature aims to provide users with real-time health insights conveniently from the comfort of their own homes.
This breakthrough could potentially revolutionize personal health monitoring and create a more accessible healthcare experience for individuals worldwide.
Track Your Heart and Respiratory Rate
For Google’s Pixel smartphone series, this latest feature will be available. The machine analyses the blood colour difference and predicts the heart rhythm when a human places a fingertip on the camera module.
The machine uses the front camera module to calculate the respiratory rate. The consumer would merely need to position himself naturally in the specified frame and breath.
In a groundbreaking development, Google has unveiled its latest innovation that can now track users’ heart and respiratory rates using just their phone camera. Leveraging advanced artificial intelligence technology, the new feature aims to provide users with real-time health insights conveniently from the comfort of their own homes. This breakthrough could potentially revolutionize personal health monitoring and create a more accessible healthcare experience for individuals worldwide.
Using computer vision techniques, Google’s algorithm analyzes subtle colour changes on a user’s finger captured by the smartphone camera to calculate both heart rate and breathing rate accurately. By simply placing their finger on the camera lens for around 30 seconds, users will receive instant feedback on metrics such as beats per minute and breaths per minute. The app will also offer personalized recommendations based on the obtained data, which can help individuals make informed decisions about their well-being or even detect potential medical conditions at an early stage.
“A lot of people, especially in disadvantaged economic classes right now, don’t have things like wearables, but would still really benefit from the ability to be able to track their breathing rate, heart rate, et cetera,” Google’s product manager said.
According to Google’s internal tests, the heart rate measuring accuracy is below 2 per cent. The respiratory rate feature is accurate in just one breath per minute (with and without heart conditions). Such functions have been tested by Google on various individuals with varying skin tones and body shapes and obtained reliable findings with equal precision.
The app feature is now available solely on pixels. Other Android phones may also be sold because this is a device feature. Google did not comment on making other gadgets available.