•   
  •   

Tech & Science ECG measurement on Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 now available.

01:20  23 february  2021
01:20  23 february  2021 Source:   t3n.de

Apple Pay users can now buy products with bitcoin using BitPay's Prepaid Mastercard

  Apple Pay users can now buy products with bitcoin using BitPay's Prepaid Mastercard BitPay said on Friday holders of its Prepaid Mastercard could use their bitcoin on Apple Pay. BitPay said it would also add the cards to Google and Samsung Pay. Customers were "always looking for new places and ways to spend their crypto," said BitPay. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. BitPay said on Friday its bitcoin cards could be added to their Apple Wallet, giving cryptocurrency holders a new way to spend via Apple Pay.

Galaxy Watch 3 merges timeless design with a cutting-edge suite of wellness features—and for users seeking a more modern, minimalist look, Galaxy Watch Active 2 now also supports new tools like Running Analysis, VO2 Max, and Trip Detection6. Together, these two devices ensure that no The ECG Monitor app is not intended to replace traditional methods of diagnosis or treatment and is for information purpose only. [4] The blood oxygen (SpO2) measurement , VO2 max heart rate and trip detection software functions are not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions

Galaxy Watch 3 merges timeless design with a cutting-edge suite of wellness features—and for users seeking a more modern, minimalist look, Galaxy Watch Active 2 also supports new tools6 like Running Analysis, VO2 max, and Fall Detection7 Together, these two devices ensure that no matter your The ECG Monitor app is not intended to replace traditional methods of diagnosis or treatment and is for information purpose only. 4 The blood oxygen (SpO2) measurement , VO2 max, heart rate and trip detection software functions are not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions

A good 18 months after the launch of the Watch Active 2, Samsung is delivering the promised ECG feature. As a bonus, there is blood pressure measurement and Samsung Pay. The features are also available on the Watch 3.

Samsung bringt EKG- und Blutdruck-Messung auf die Watch. © Source: Samsung Samsung brings EKG and blood pressure measurements to the watch.

With the Samsung Health Monitor app, users of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 can now also measure their blood pressure and perform an EKG. The manufacturer is now rolling out the required update in Germany as well.

Not everyone likes: Health features only run on Galaxy smartphones

For a certain annoyance, caused the announcement that a paired Samsung smartphone is required to use the functions. The manufacturer has not changed anything about that. The health monitor app required on the smartphone does the actual evaluation of the measurement. That was not communicated in advance. A lawyer should clarify whether the Samsung smartphone obligation is a product defect that entitles it to reverse the transaction.

New limb for Triumph, the koala born with missing foot, thanks to Lismore dental prosthetist

  New limb for Triumph, the koala born with missing foot, thanks to Lismore dental prosthetist A koala born with a missing foot gets a spring in his step after a volunteer comes forward to help with a unique idea.The koala, named Triumph, was taken into care in 2017 after being found with his dying mother on a property near Lismore in northern New South Wales.

Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Galaxy Watch 3 owners who purchased their watch with the hope of being able to use it for blood pressure and ECG measurement some day will be happy to know that the two features are now officially available . Also, to start monitoring blood pressure, you will need to calibrate your Galaxy Watch Active 2 / Galaxy Watch 3 with a dedicated blood pressure monitor. The process involves measuring your blood pressure with both the watch and the blood pressure monitor three times and putting in the values you get from the latter into the Samsung Health Monitor app.

The app will be available on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Active 2 smartwatches starting today. Previously limited to South Korea, the app now lets users in the US monitor their heart rhythm for irregularities and check for atrial fibrillation (Afib). You’ll be able to use it yourself in the “ ECG Monitor” app, where Samsung says readings will be accessible through the Health Monitor app when your watch is connected to a Samsung Galaxy -branded phone.

The fact that the introduction of the health functions took so long is at least partly to do with the fact that a smartphone app was called out. However, the process of certification as a medical product also took time. Samsung has permission for the entire European Union in its pocket.


Video: You can save up to 890 euros: Huawei starts swap program for smartphones (glomex)

Blood pressure measurement by watch and smartphone

With the Samsung Health Monitor app, users can measure their blood pressure in order to detect high blood pressure at an early stage . To do this, the smartwatch uses various LED sensors to determine the blood pressure from the changes in the reflected light. For this purpose, the measurement includes individual reference values ​​of the users.

Traffic lights proposed for troublesome Brisbane-Logan Rochedale Road roundabout

  Traffic lights proposed for troublesome Brisbane-Logan Rochedale Road roundabout Major works to upgrade a congested single-lane roundabout in Rochedale with traffic lights will begin next year.The roundabout at Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road straddles the Brisbane and Logan City Council intersection and feeds into five schools, a fruit market and an early learning centre.

Samsung has finally added an ECG monitor to the Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 , the tech company announced Wednesday. The FDA-approved electrocardiogram function is available as of Sept. 23 on the two wearables through the Samsung Health Monitor app when connected to a The app will classify your ECG as either sinus rhythm or AFib. You can then record things like fatigue or dizziness. It can then send a PDF report to your health care provider. The Galaxy Watch 3 also now has oxygen saturation tracking and a digital running coach with real-time info on your pace and form

Update 09/29/20: 1. The latest Samsung Health Monitor Version 1..1.0.175.Caravana (Thanks Caravana for the Mod) Download. This tutorial should work on all Android Phones to enable ECG for your Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 . BP might also work the same way when it is released in the US. I have read lots of threads on XDA and can't find a complete tutorial about how to do it for Galaxy Watch 3 or Active 2 . Hope this step-by-step tutorial will help. The whole process took me around 30 mins, it shouldn't be very hard. Make sure you back-up your watch first, just in case anything goes

The Samsung Health Monitor app analyzes the change in blood pressure in relation to a calibration value. Therefore, before the first measurement and afterwards at least every 28 days, users must compare the Smartwatch with a measurement with a conventional blood pressure cuff. The value measured with the cuff then becomes the new reference value.

EKG measurement: Long promised, finally here

Like Apple in the Watch Series 5 and 6 , Samsung has built an EKG sensor into its new smartwatches. It can now record electrocardiograms in combination with the health monitor app. This is a single-channel EKG that is only able to detect signs of atrial fibrillation. The doctor usually creates a 12-lead ECG, which obviously offers significantly more diagnostic information.

With the new wearable update, Samsung brings a beta version of the Samsung Pay app. From March 4th, 2021, cashless payments will also be possible with the Galaxy Watches Active 2 and Watch 3. The function has been available on Galaxy smartphones since last October.

could release a folding iPhone in 2023 .
Apple © NOAH BERGER / AFP ARCHIVES An Apple iPhone Xs Max (R) and iPhone Xs on the table at a launch event on September 12, 2018 in Cupertino, California. Illustrative photo. Apple could manufacture a foldable iPhone and market it by 2023, as explained by an analyst who points out that the American giant must master the technology and see if its competitor Samsung manages to innovate by lowering costs in this telephone sector foldable.

usr: 23
This is interesting!