Activity identification using an optical heart rate monitor

Utility Patent Grant (B1)

May 14, 2019

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Assignees: Apple Inc.

Inventors: Nevzat Akin Kestelli, Ueyn L. Block

An electronic device that can be worn by a user can include a processing device and one or more optical heart rate monitors operatively connected to the processing device. The processing device can be adapted to receive a OHRM signal from at least one optical heart rate monitor. The OHRM signal includes one or more motion artifacts that are produced by a physical activity of the user. The processing device can be adapted to analyze the OHRM signal to determine the physical activity of the user.