World's first iPhone-connected blood pressure system with online monitoring

Jan 05, 2011 By Daniel Vasquez

What is more convenient then keeping tabs on your blood pressure with your smartphone? The first Apple iPhone-connected blood pressure monitor system has been launched, which even allows for online monitoring and blood pressure data storage.

The Withings Blood Pressure Monitor allows you to easily measure your blood pressure. Just connect the device (it looks a lot like the device doctors wrap around your arm to check blood pressure except no doctor's office visit necessary) directly to your iPhone and all data is recorded and saved to a personal and secure online account. You can retrieve the information as well via an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

Cost: $129. The Withings Blood Pressure Monitor, which was announced at this week's in Las Vegas, should be available to consumers by next month. For more information visit www.withings.com.

Also worth mentioning: The iHealth Blood Pressure iPod Dock for $99.95. Just download the free iHealth app at iTunes and connect the dock to an , iPod Touch or iPad to monitor and track blood pressure.

Suffice it to say, the use of any such health device should be done with the knowledge and advice of your own doctor.

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Quantum_Conundrum
not rated yet Jan 05, 2011
BOOM.

I just got finished talking about this on another article about a week ago, where I was sure it was already being developed by "someone".

Medical Tricorder here we come.