Maxim Integrated released the MAXM86146 dual-photodetector optical sensor solution. The purpose of the new turnkey drop-in module is to assist with heart rate and oxygen-saturation (Sp02) monitoring.
According to the company, it is the industry’s thinnest dual-photodetector optical sensor solution.
The module comes equipped with ready-to-use biosensing algorithms to measure vital signs within the most rigorous medical standards.
Key advantages per a company press release:
- Two photodiodes
- Optical AFE
- Microcontroller with built-in algorithms
- 0.88mm packaging
- Drop-in module, cutting development time by up to six months
“By cutting our development time, Maxim Integrated’s state-of-the-art optical sensor solution enabled us to leap-frog the competition by allowing us to focus on new feature introductions,” said founder and CEO of CarePredict Satish Movva, in the release. “In addition, caregivers got unprecedented remote access to the activity and behavior indicators of seniors through the CarePredict wearable to help manage their health conditions from afar.”
For more information, visit https://www.maximintegrated.com.
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