A new sensor increases smartwatch battery life

ActLight, in collaboration with EPFL, developed a new generation of the heart-rate monitor sensors for smart watches. actu.epfl.ch

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Press release on new ActLight’s heart rate sensor

Today, ActLight presented the next generation Heartrate Sensor for wearables, featuring a remarkable 80% reduction in power consumption compared to what is currently available on the market, and still delivering the same performance. The Heart rate sensor is based on ActLight’s proprietary Dynamic PhotoDiode (DPD) technology and has been developed in co-operation with a global… Continue reading

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ActLight announces heart rate sensing project with ON Semiconductor

ActLight, a Swiss photonics technology firm known for its breakthrough Dynamic PhotoDiodes (DPD), has announced a project of next-generation sensors for low- energy heart rate sensing for wearable devices in cooperation with ON Semiconductor, driving innovation in energy efficient electronics. “The healthcare industry is becoming more reliant on new methods to monitor and treat patients.… Continue reading

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ActLight is winner of the Alpine High-tech Venture Forum

ActLight won the the Alpine High-tech Venture Forum (AHVF). AHVF is an unique event for the most innovative entrepreneurs operating in Switzerland and its surrounding regions focused on Life Sciences, Clean Technology and Information Technology to meet and present themselves to active international investors and corporations seeking for investment and partnerships.

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Venture Kick finalist ActLight closes Series A funding

ActLight SA, the creator of the next generation photo diode, has closed a Series A financing round with an investor group comprising of Swisscom Ventures and the business angel networks Investiere, Go Beyond and BAS. Read more

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