Asus has announced its new VivoWatch BP at the Computex 2018, a smartwatch that allows monitoring blood pressure and daily habits, thanks to Asus HealthAI technology.
Asus VivoWatch BP integrates ECG and PPG sensors, positioned one on the bottom and one on the front of the device, that enable it to provide real-time blood pressure measurements in an as low time as 15 seconds. On the side, there are the charging pins.
Asus HealthAI technology, in addition to controlling blood pressure it also offers a series of statistics on the heart rate (continuous monitoring), the quality of sleep on the activities performed and the stress index providing suggestions on how to have a better lifestyle. Everything can be managed via smartphone and related Health Connect application.
Made of materials for medical use, the strap is made of rubber, the VivoWatch BP is about 70% smaller and 50% lighter than current wrist blood pressure gauges thanks to its 35 grams weight. The built-in battery with 28 days life, thanks to the extremely low consumption of the transflective display.
As of now, there is no information regarding price and availability on the market.