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Movesense Medical

Movesense has been granted ISO 13485:2016 Quality System Certificate

September 5th, 2022

We are extremely excited to announce that Movesense Ltd has been granted ISO 13485:2016 medical device quality management system certificate. The quality management system of Movesense was audited and certified by Eurofins Electric & Electronics Finland Ltd. ISO 13485:2016 standard specifies requirements for a quality management system that can be used by an organization involved […]

Granted ISO 13485:2016 Quality System Certificate of Movesense

A smart jumpsuit tracks infants’ motor development

June 28th, 2022

Movesense sensor allows researchers to create a new method for assessing the neurological development of young children. Early motor assessment is essential for supporting the early detection of neurodevelopmental problems and their therapeutic interventions. Photo: Helsinki University A Finnish research group at the BABA Center, Helsinki Children’s Hospital, has developed a novel wearable for infants […]

5+1 Benefits of Movesense Chest Strap ECG Monitor vs. Holter Devices

June 13th, 2022

Clinical multi-lead ECG systems, e.g., Holter ECGs, are expensive, involve considerable participant and researcher burden and are not practical for field base monitoring in active populations.[i] The new ECG monitors with a chest strap form factor offer many benefits for monitoring certain heart parameters and cardiac health. Especially for long-term monitoring of heart rate variability […]

Movesense Medical chest strap ECG monitor

Movesense Medical Firmware 2.1.3 Published

May 10th, 2022

The sensor firmware for Movesense Medical takes a major leap ahead with the newly published 2.1.3 version that covers all Movesense sensor variants and is approved for medical use. The previous firmware version for Movesense Medical was 1.9.5.1. After the 1.9.5.1 release, we have published several non-medical firmware updates. After extensive testing and field use […]

Movesense Medical chest strap ECG monitor

Validation Study Proves Movesense Medical’s Accuracy in Measuring Heart Rate Variability

April 22nd, 2022

A scientific study finds high correlation between the heart rate variability parameters measured with Movesense Medical and a gold standard 12-lead ECG monitor. The study concludes that Movesense Medical can be used instead of a reference ECG for the calculation of HRV. According to the study, Movesense Medical represents a significant advance in both a […]

ECG graph and heart rate variability measured with Movesense sensor

Kaasa Data Collector LT Facilitates Reliable Long-term Data Collecting with Movesense

March 1st, 2022

Kaasa solution GmbH is a German software company and a highly active member of the Movesense ecosystem. Kaasa is offering its expertise to Movesense customers who need software resources for their own projects, but the company also has its own products, many of which help developers and researchers to use Movesense sensors efficiently. Kaasa is […]

Kaasa Data Collector application in use to collect Movesense sensor data from a sleeping person

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 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 […]

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. […]

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

March 26th, 2021

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 […]

Movesense Medical

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 […]

Movesense Bluetooth ECG sensor

Movesense Offers Free Sensors for Finding Solutions to Combat COVID-19

March 25th, 2020

Movesense sensors can be used to monitor heart rate, ECG and movement of a person in field conditions. There are already projects where companies are using these features to detect arrhythmias, to evaluate physiological load and mental stress through heart rate variation, or to monitor chest movement and breathing. Movesense team wants to contribute to […]

A smart jump­suit measures in­fants’ move­ment and de­vel­op­ment

February 13th, 2020

A new innovation makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment. Researchers have developed a smart jump­suit to accurately measure the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants from the age of five months. Details on their motility help in assessing abnormal neurological development, among other things. […]

The smart jump­suit is used to assess infants' movement

Movesense Sensor Accelerates the Development of Health Wearables and Connected Health Solutions

November 14th, 2019

Suunto Expands its Open Sensor Platform to the Medical Field Press release, VANTAA, Finland—November 8, 2019 —Suunto is making it easier to rapidly develop and bring to market new, accurate, low-cost solutions for motion-sensing and biometrics with Movesense, a sophisticated sensor and development environment. In application areas as diverse as sports, agriculture, manufacturing, and health […]

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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