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New Projects Join Movesense Academic Program for Q1 2022

March 21st, 2022

Movesense and its development partner Kaasa Solution support scientific research through an initiative called Movesense Academic Program. The program supports researchers with expert tools and technical help for collecting movement, heart rate and ECG data. New projects are invited to the program on quarterly basis based on applications. We are excited to announce the first […]

Nahtlos and Kaasa Develop a Solution for Monitoring Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

February 16th, 2022

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term condition that causes inflammation in the lungs, damaged lung tissue, and a narrowing of the airways, making breathing difficult. More than 380 million people worldwide are estimated to have COPD. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of hospital re-admissions. The main problem is that the condition […]

A New Study Proves Movesense Medical’s Accuracy in Detecting Atrial Fibrillation

January 19th, 2022

Atrial fibrillation, also called AFib or AF, is the most common type of treated heart arrhythmia. AF increases a person’s risk for stroke. Strokes caused by complications from AF are usually more severe than strokes with other causes. However, with timely detection and treatment of AF, the stroke risk can be remarkably reduced. The risk […]

Movesense Boosts the Rise of Medical Wearables

January 18th, 2022

With the fast evolution of health technology and wearable devices, the range of health-related products that are available for consumers and private use is increasing rapidly. Medically regulated products are quickly becoming as accessible for consumers as easily as ordinary, unregulated consumer electronics products. The pressure of rising healthcare costs and the rapid increase of […]

Our Top-5 Favorite Picks of Movesense Powered Projects in 2021

January 10th, 2022

Innovation keeps flourishing in the Movesense developer community. The variety of ideas and concepts that are emerging around the world is amazing. Movesense team is delighted to see all the valuable solutions that the platform is enabling for a variety of needs and problems that we often didn’t even know to exist. To highlight the […]

Heart Sentinel Tests Movesense Sensors Successfully with their Arrhythmia Detection Algorithm

January 4th, 2022

Heart Sentinel is an Italian health tech start-up that develops algorithms for the prevention of cardiac problems. The Parma-based company has been testing their arrhythmia detection algorithms with Movesense sensors and recently published the results of a study that demonstrates the usefulness of running arrhythmia algorithms locally on the sensor. The report with the title […]

Ainone Builds Unique Tools for Neurological Performance Evaluation

November 9th, 2021

Ainone is a Finnish startup that is developing a lightweight, mobile, rehabilitation and coaching platform for measuring key components of neurological performance. The company is first addressing the need for an easy and cost-effective solution to accurately and objectively measure balance. Balance is an essential measure of performance for athletes, the elderly, and anyone in […]

Ainone performance test can be used to monitor the effect of concussion on human performance

Heart2Save’s Awario Screens Atrial Fibrillations to Reduce Strokes

November 2nd, 2021

Heart2Save is a Kuopio Finland based health tech company that was founded in 2015 to solve a specific problem. The founder and CEO of the company Helena Jäntti saw in her work as a emergency doctor many patients who got her thinking of a device that could quickly and reliably detect heart arrhythmias before they […]

The One-Stop Building Block Helping Wearable Solutions Innovators Across the Globe

October 25th, 2021

Measuring health conditions can bring a host of benefits to patients and healthcare systems, including earlier detection of conditions, more timely intervention, and more effective treatment and rehabilitation. Innovators can run into issues trying to transform their big idea into a healthcare solution though, such as developing and testing new hardware and seeking certification for […]

Win a Ticket to Medica for You and Someone You Name

October 19th, 2021

The world of medicine meets at MEDICA 2021 trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany on Nov 15-18. It is a must for anyone who wants to experience tomorrow’s healthcare market live. Movesense is exhibiting at the show with our customers Ainone and Heart2Save. Also our software partner Kaasa solution will be there. If you are interested […]

Movesense Joins Sports Tech Research Network

October 13th, 2021

Science driven Sports & Health Tech organizations join forces to improve product effectiveness Sports technology is an area of massive growth, with major potential commercial incentives, from the individual consumer to the elite sport level. Products in the health and performance domains, however, are not always trustworthy and effective, mainly because of a lacking integration […]

Movesense Exhibits at MEDICA 2021 with Heart2Save and Ainone

October 7th, 2021

MEDICA 2021, the world’s largest trade show for medical technology, will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany on 15th-18th November. The show will be the first large scale physical meeting of the global medical business community after November 2019. Movesense is exhibiting at MEDICA together with two of our customer companies, Ainone and Heart2Save. Ainone is […]

Movesense Academic Program Expands with Two New Projects

August 10th, 2021

Movesense Academic Program is an initiative by the Movesense team and Movesense development partner Kaasa Solution to support scientific research with expert tools for collecting movement, heart rate and ECG data. We are proud to invite two new projects to the program. Both projects of this selection round are related to health. One of the […]

Jewellery that recognizes arrhythmias – a Finnish innovation based on artificial intelligence

July 1st, 2021

Heart2Save, Lumoava and Suunto have developed and launched the Awario Gem ECG necklace, which, together with the user’s phone, enables the measurement of a hospital-level ECG (electrocardiogram) at home. Awario Gem helps identify the four most common arrhythmias, the most dangerous of which is atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation causes about 4,500 strokes in Finland every […]

Apply for Free and Scale Up Your Business with the 13th Healthcare Innovation World Cup

June 30th, 2021

Navispace is calling all health-related Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs to join the 13th Healthcare Innovation World Cup® – the world´s leading open innovation platform in the Internet of Medical Things. The competition promotes innovations, makes them visible to the world, and connects innovators with decision-makers, potential partners, investors and customers. […]

Physilect Announces a Series of Exergames – Uses Movesense Sensor as a Controller

June 17th, 2021

Physilect is a Finnish pioneer of computer aided remote rehabilitation. The company has just launched their first mobile game that includes exercise elements and is working on several more. The games are utilizing Movesense sensors as a game controller and an interaction device between the game and the player. Exergames are computer games that are […]

VitalThings Seeks Complementing Services for its Contactless Sleep Monitor Somnofy

March 26th, 2021

Are you working on a Movesense powered application in the field of health and well-being? Are you looking for new channels to grow your market? We have recently received two partner invitations for the Movesense community that we are excited to share with you!   VitalThings wants to complement their sleep monitor with daytime health […]

WeShareCare Wants to Integrate Movesense Powered Health Monitoring Applications

Are you measuring health data or daily well-being status with Movesense? Are you looking for expanding your market reach? We have recently received two partner invitations for the Movesense community that we are excited to share with you!   WeShareCare offers an interesting partnering opportunity with a rapidly growing remote healthcare platform WeShareCare is a peer-to-peer […]

Neurobit Monitors Sleep Apnea and Sleep Stages with Movesense – SDK and API available

One of the Movesense Academic Program participants, Neurobit Technologies, Singapore, is working on combining sleep staging and respiratory event detection with Movesense sensors to enable sleep disorder assessment at scale. During the project, Neurobit validates its  algorithm for detecting sleep stages and Obstructive Sleep Apnea using ECG and motion data from Movesense. The company has […]

How new atrial fibrillation monitoring technology could benefit millions

February 15th, 2021

Atrial fibrillation – an irregular and often rapid heart rhythm or ‘arrhythmia’ – is an increasingly common condition estimated to affect 7.6 million people over the age of 65 in the EU.1 Patients with atrial fibrillation have a five times higher risk of stroke. In fact, the condition is responsible for between 20 and 30 […]

Movesense Medical Datasheet and User Guide Published

February 10th, 2021

Movesense Medical sensor is practical tool for developing new wearable solutions for healthcare and wellbeing. It measures heart rate, single channel ECG, and movement with 9-axis inertial measurement unit. The sensor can be programmed to meet the needs of various use cases ranging from clinical assessment to health monitoring in home environment. With roots in […]

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A balancing act – how wearable tech is improving orthopaedic and neurology treatments

February 8th, 2021

Good balance is an essential element of human performance for everyone in daily life and is something most of us take for granted. When balance and movement become impaired though, for instance after a trauma or sports related concussion (SRC), age-related degeneration, lower limb injuries, or osteoarthritis, the impact can be far-reaching. Measuring and understanding […]

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Movesense Medical Receives CE Medical Certification

December 22nd, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have just completed the medical registration process of the Movesense Medical sensor. It is now certified as a medical device accessory, class II a, according to directive 93/42/EEC of the European Union. Movesense Medical is commercially available from the beginning of 2021. To get started with a development […]

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Our Top-5 Favorite Movesense Concepts in 2019

December 15th, 2019

The spirit of innovation and the versatility of ideas of Movesense developers around the world is simply amazing. Within the Movesense team, we could have never come up with a fraction of all the use cases where Movesense sensors are currently being applied, and new projects in new fields of use are starting all the […]

Heart2Save Announces a Product for Identification of Atrial Fibrillation at Home

June 14th, 2019

Heart2Save, a Finnish startup with roots in Kuopio University Hospital, announced a Movesense powered solution that allows the user him/herself to identify atrial fibrillation at an early stage. The company’s ambitious vision is to reduce strokes caused by atrial fibrillation and thus save lives and secure healthier life years. The AiVoni Analysis Service includes a […]

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