Electronica: Maxim’s Heartbeat T-Shirt

I'm in sunny Munich, at the Electronica 2012 uber-trade show, where we're doing a booth crawl to spotlight exciting new design efforts. (OK, it's dank and drizzly and since it's the first day of the conference, we're still upright. )

We caught up with Maxim Integrated on Tuesday. Christopher Neil, senior vice president of the analog, linear, and mixed-signal vendor's Industrial & Medical Solutions Group walked us through a prototype health app. Dubbed “Cardio Leaf.”

It's a shirt which showcases the integration of sensors and the analog technology that controls them and processes their data. The objective is to monitor one's vital signs — most notably, heart rate.

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