Wearables For Coronavirus Screening Examined

By Zach Segal, Published Dec 10, 2020, 09:34am EST

Fever Screening is widely used to detect coronavirus as a fast but much less accurate alternative to actual coronavirus tests.

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Can vital signs like heart rate and respiration rate that are measured by smartwatches and other wearables be used as a better coronavirus test alternative than fever screening? IPVM investigates research into using Fitbit, wearables (e.g., Garmin) connected to Apple Healthkit or Google Fit, and Oura.

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Fitbits, **** *****, *** ***** ******* ******* *** *********** *********

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*******, **** ***** ***** help ********** **** **********, catch ************ *****, *** help ****** ****** **** to ****-**********.

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*********** ******* ***** **** ******** ********** and**** ********* ***** **** *** diagnose *********** * *** before ******** **** **** 90% ******** ***** ** Oura **** ********. **** used **** *********** *** other ************* ***** ***** with “*******, *******, ********* rhythms, *** ***** ***** resilience *** ******** *********”. They *** ****** ** expand ********* ** *-**** prior ** ********. **** is **** ******** *************** ********* **** ****** may ** ************** ** *** *** days ****** ********. *******, the ***** ** ***** ongoing *** *** ****** given (**%) ** *****.

Cameras *** **** ****** **** ****** ********************* *******

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********* ****** **** * good ******** ***** ** started ********** ******* ******* and ********** ****.

*** **** ** ****** at ******** *** **** to ****** *** **** manually ** * ******* data *****, ******** ** an ***** ******. ** addition, ** *** ****** contact *******, *** **** was ******** ** ******** enter ******** **** **** contact **** ******* *** workday.

******* **** ** ****** at ******** ******** ** physically **** *** *** wearable ** ** ********. I **** **** ******* a ***** ******** ****.

**** ** ***** *** a **** **** *** personal *** *** **** short ** **** **** for ******** *****.

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***** *** **** ****** noise ***** ***** ********* as ****.

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***** *** ********** **** companies ******* ** ***** detection. ** **** ** interesting ** *** **** comes ** *** *** research *** ***********.

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*'** **** ***** ** Garmin ** **** ** eye ** ** ******* (oxygen **********)

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