According to the World Health Organization, one in every third adult suffers from hypertension. Hypertension can lead to severe health related issues including stroke and heart failure. Hypertension alone costs over $131B in health care costs, according to American Heart Association, and results in 7.5 million premature deaths.
Some of the new technologies including photoplethysmography (PPG), electrocardiogram (ECG), pressure sensing, and/or a combination of these technologies show good promise. Several of these technologies are currently in advanced stages of clinical trials and exploring deployment models into next generation wearables. Checkmate "Silent Killer"!
Alisher Kholmatov joined Maxim in 2016 and has more than 15 years of experience in machine learning, signal processing, algorithms and software development. In his current role, he is responsible for design and development of fitness and wellness algorithms for Maxim's wearable and mobile sensors. Alisher Kholmatov holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey, and Master's and Doctorate degrees in Computer Science from Sabanci University, Turkey
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