It’s important to note that we don’t currently measure active heart rate during activities. We also don't currently measure Blood Oxygen Saturation, HRV or Respiratory rate during a workout, as those metrics are difficult to obtain when there is movement.
However, we understand that active heart rate is very important for many customers!
The good news: we built a tight integration with third-party HR monitoring devices (e.g POLAR) to bring the Active-HR data into Biostrap App during a workout session.
This integrated solution came out September 2017 in our iOS app and became available for Android in March 2018.
For this solution, the customer will have to purchase a third-party device. Please note that Biostrap will not reimburse the cost for an external HRM.
POLAR HR-Monitoring devices are extremely accurate and cost between $30-70. We have successfully tested with the following devices: