App for iPad 2 detects heart and respiratory rates

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App for iPad 2 detects heart and respiratory rates
App for iPad 2 detects heart and respiratory rates

Philips recently released an app for the iPad 2 that can remotely detect both heart and respiratory rates. The Vital Signs Camera App uses the tablet's camera to sense small changes in facial color to determine a person's heart rate. Respiratory rate is determined by tracking a person's chest movement during breathing .