Optical sensor for oxygen measurement in blood by Osram Opto Semiconductors

Sept. 30, 2015
The SFH 7060 optical sensor measures pulse rates and the oxygen saturation level of blood.

The SFH 7060 optical sensor from Osram Opto Semiconductors (Sunnyvale, CA) measures pulse rates and the oxygen saturation level of blood. It consists of three green LEDs, a red LED, an infrared (IR) LED, and a 1.3 × 1.3 mm photodiode that is optically separated from the emitters by an opaque barrier. Applications for the sensor include mobile devices such as smart watches and fitness armbands for continuously monitoring fitness levels.

For more information, please visit www.osram-os.com/pr-sfh7060.

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