Smart watch could help prevent cardiac deaths

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While the BodyGuardian RMS has enabled doctors to track the health of those with heart conditions remotely with its Bluetooth chest patch, Israel-based Oxitone has now created a more comfortable wristwatch that does a similar job, measuring heart rate and blood oxygen levels and delivering the data to medical professionals. Pulse oximeters are critical in quickly determining whether a patient is getting enough oxygen and has a regular heart beat, and are a common sight in hospitals and emergency situations. However, they usually require wires and clip awkwardly onto patients' fingers, meaning they aren't ideal for constant monitoring. The Oxitone…

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