June 17th, 2024

FAQ regarding the Movesense MD medical sensor

We’ve gathered the most common questions about the Movesense MD medical sensor. Discover more about this wearable ECG medical device and how it can enhance your health solutions!

What is Movesense MD?

Movesense MD is a Bluetooth-equipped, Class IIa (MDR) wearable medical device specifically designed for medical applications, solutions, and remote patient monitoring. Medically certified single lead ECG/EKG offers much-desired insights into patients’ heart rhythms, and more. With its built-in Heart Rate Service, it can be used as a medically certified heart rate monitor. Additionally, it offers customization opportunities.

What can I measure with Movesense MD?

The sensor provides clinical-grade single lead ECG, heart rate, heart rate variability, and movement data for analysis.

Who is it for?

It is ideal for tele-health, med-tech and health-tech companies, medical manufacturers, healthcare operators, hospitals, or research institutions looking to integrate an off-the-shelf sensor into their existing health solutions / applications or for those aiming to develop their own commercial medical devices or applications. Movesense MD is a perfect tool for multiple use cases, such as arrhythmia monitoring.

Is the Movesense MD medically certified?

Yes, it is a Class IIa medical device in accordance with Medical Device Regulation (MDR) 2017/745. FDA 510k is on the roadmap and coming up in the future.

What problem does it solve?

If you have an existing health or medical application, or you are developing a new health solution and need to measure physiological data such as ECG, HR, HRV or motion, the Movesense MD is the device for that. You will save time and money as we have manufactured the hardware for you.

Does the sensor provide raw data?

Yes, the sensor provides raw data.

Who owns the data?

You own the data, completely and exclusively.

What features does the Movesense MD include?

  • Single channel ECG, Heart rate, R-R intervals
  • 9-axis movement sensor: 3 x accelerometer, 3 x gyroscope, 3 x magnetometer
  • Configurable sample rates
  • In-built memory for logging data
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE)
  • Wireless firmware update with BLE
  • Water (IP68) and shock proof construction
  • Suitable for ECG and movement signal registration in oxygen rich environment, such as hyperbaric chambers
  • User replaceable battery (Maxell CR2025 coin cell)
  • Software tools for developing applications that run on the sensor

What size is it?

  • Weight 9.4 g/0.33 oz. with battery
  • Diameter 36.6 mm/1.44 in
  • Body thickness 8 mm/0.32 in

Is it available as OEM product?

Yes, it is. We can ship white-labeled OEM products in mass quantities.

What does customizing opportunities mean?

We can label the sensor with your logo and brand colors. Additionally, the sensor is programmable: you can customize the sensor firmware to meet your needs, and we can change the Bluetooth name to match your brand or product name.

Customization is not mandatory; you can also order an off-the-shelf sensor with the Movesense logo and standard firmware.

Where is it made?

All Movesense sensors are made in Finland, in the European Union.

Is the coding necessary to use the Movesense sensor in use?

Out of box, Movesense MD sensor provides standard heart rate service, which can be integrated without any coding. To access ECG and other functionalities, a simple Bluetooth API integration is needed.

I need a medically certified heart rate monitor – what do I need to do?

Just place your order on our web shop or contact sales@movesense.com

Movesense MD sensor is a medically certified heart rate monitor and includes an industry standard Bluetooth Heart Rate Service. Zero coding needed.

Can I measure ECG from a limb?

With the Movesense sensor, that is not possible. Movesense ECG, HR, and HRV measurements are based on ECG registration from the user’s chest, the ‘golden standard’.

Does Movesense has the NATO NCAGE code?

Yes, we do.

How do I integrate the Movesense MD in my own application?

Movesense provides documentation and sample source codes for integrating ECG/EKG data and other Movesense MD sensor inputs into your own application.


If your question was not covered, you can always ask it directly from us at info@movesense.com.

To order the Movesense MD sensor, please visit our web shop. For mass volume inquiries, please contact us at info@movesense.com.

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