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Heart Rate Measurement From Fingertip

Posted June 13, 2011 by Chris

Detecting a person’s heart rate using electronics is not as hard as it might sound. Using an infrared emitter LED, photo transistor and some knowledge about light reflectivity we can detect blood flow in a finger! Read the article for more info about how it is done and how you can build your own.

One Response to “Heart Rate Measurement From Fingertip”

  1. Ingenieria Electronica Says:

    Spectacular … I knew I was right to add you to my feed reader.

    Greetings from Argentina

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