The Pixel they continue to create exclusive functions. After the latest “ Feature Drop ” news, more features are now coming to Google mobiles, this time from the hand of Google fit but with temporary exclusive. The following news will soon come to other models.
As announced last February, the Google Pixel can now measure pulse and respiratory rate using existing mobile sensors.
Your pulse and respiratory rate using the camera
In particular, Pixel phones already use the rear camera to measure heart rate and Front camera to measure respiratory rate. You just need to update the app Google fit
Google fit add these measurements with for information purposes. These measurements are not intended for medical diagnosis. They only concern an estimation it might help us improve our habits and see a doctor to find out.
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According to Google, they conducted clinical studies to validate the results under a wide variety of conditions, such as different skin tones or ambient light which can alter the results. The algorithms will display an approximate measurement.
On the new map Check your heart rate We can start by measuring our pulse. In this map, Google gives us clues about the usefulness of this information, such as whether we are under hydration.
After a three window tutorial and allowing Google Fit access to the camera, we will be able to start measurement. For this we will have to put your finger on the rear camera lens and press lightly with the yolk.
Can we activate flashlight to improve measurement. The application will start measure our beats per minute
In the map Monitor your respiratory rate we can know our breaths per minute. To perform this measurement, we must support the mobile on a stable surface that we focus on the face and chest. The front camera will be able to detect each inhalation and exhalation. During a few seconds of measurement, it will calculate our breaths per minute.
A graph will also show us in real time when we inhale and when we exhale. After the process is completed, we can save the measurement so that we can follow up.
Google Fit: activity and health tracking
- Developer: Google LLC
- Download it on: google play
- Price: Free
- Category: health and wellbeing