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1. (WO2017037242) HEART RATE MONITOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037242    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/070734
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 03 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 5/024
A61B 5/00
Applicants: TOMTOM INTERNATIONAL B.V.
Inventors: BAYLEY, Stephen
MAGNIEZ, Clement, Albert, Ann
JACKSON, Stephen, Michael
Title: HEART RATE MONITOR
Abstract:
A heart rate monitor comprises a housing (30) and an optical heart rate (OHR) sensor within the housing (30). The OHR sensor comprises a sensing unit (40) including at least one light emitter (42a, 42b) arranged to emit light into the skin of a user and a photodetector (44) arranged to sense light reflected through the skin of the user. The housing (30) comprises a domed portion (60). The sensing unit (40) is exposed through a surface of the domed portion (60) and protrudes above the surface of the domed portion (60).