New iPhone case monitors your heart rate and blood pressure

6 March 2014

Are you completely neurotic about your health? Well, join the growing army of the worried well who are using technology to plan, plot and monitor every breath with this new iPhone case from Azoi.


We’ve seen enough wearable health tech in recent months to clog up landfills for millions of years, but this is the first phone CASE that can check your blood pressure while you’re on the move.

The Wello case looks like an ordinary, boring black phone protector, but inside there are multi-purpose sensors that can accurately measure your ECG, blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen and lung function.

It's a must for health freaks or just people with an abnormally high rate of self-absorption.

All you need to do is hold it in your hand, wait a minute and see whether it flashes red and starts beeping the Funeral March. (Actually, your readings are transferred to an app, which you can show to the doctor when you arrive at A&E, clutching your chest.)

The Wello case is out this summer and will cost £120 - which would probably be better spent on pies because you're going to DIE ANYWAY.

TOPICS:   Technology   Mobile   Health

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