Optical HR accuracy: The experts speak. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece born of frustration with the current crop of optical heart rate sensors.
After we reviewed the Garmin Vivosmart HR, Forerunner 235 and Polar A360, it wasn't a surprise that they weren't as accurate as chest straps – but I felt brands weren't being upfront about the shortcomings of sensors. Read the original: We need more honesty in heart rate tech Once the article was published, a host of companies got in touch wanting to add their two cents to the issue. And I was interested to find out from the experts whether wrist monitors could ever be accurate, whether the data from them is really junk, and if people are being misled? I caught up with three industry experts, including the inventor of the optical heart rate sensor, to get their takes on the matter. Dave Wright - MyZONE CEO and creator "The whole optical blood flow thing is great if all you're doing is walking or running.
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