MediaTek has this week unveiled a new range of smartphone biosensor hardware which takes the form of the Sensio module which can be be embedded into smartphones to easily add a range of user health tracking sensors and data capture technology. The MediaTek Sensio MT6381 is a 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module which is expected to be made available to manufacturers early next year sometime during 2018. The MediaTek Sensio MT6381 module measures about 6.8mm x 4.9mm x 1.mm in size and requires a user to hold their finger to a light-sensitive sensor on the smartphone for roughly 60 seconds to take readings.
The new Sensio biosensor for smartphones created by MediaTek is capable of tracking :
– Heart rate
– Heart rate variability
– Blood pressure trends
– Peripheral Oxygen Saturation (SpO2)
– Electrocardiagraphy (electrical activity from your heart)
– Photoplethysmography (changes in blood volume)
As soon as more details become available for the Sensio smartphone biosensor will keep you up-to-date as always.