Nitro Digital have been working with the Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association to develop a new app which can be used to quickly detect heart rate and rhythm.
A fast, slow or irregular heartbeat could be a sign of an electrical problem with the heart, and as such, close monitoring, amongst other things, is crucial for maintaining awareness of the condition.
'Know Your Heart Rhythm' aims to record your heart rate utilising the iPhone’s camera to monitor and measure pulse rate, then providing users with the ability to compare their rhythm visually with slow, fast or irregular rhythm examples.
Users are then able to share their results via Twitter, Facebook or email, and also save for reference at a later date, perhaps to discuss with their physician.
The app launched in the App Store last