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In the fields of health and medical monitoring, wearable devices offer a promising solution nowadays. Heart rate tells a lot of information regarding the heart function and health of a person during both activity and rest. There are many innovations of semiconductors and integrated circuits that would make the development the wearable devices possible. This reference design delivers the promise of wearable devices to all developers. It is a low power, earlobe heart-rate monitor that features MAX30102 with integrated with red and IR LEDs for heart rate detection. This device detects heart rate on a person’s earlobe or other fleshy extremity. Read more