TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 14, 2016--Toshiba Corporation 's (TOKYO:6502) Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company today announced that its application processor ApP Lite? family's TZ1000 for IoT and wearable devices is deployed in "Helo", the new smart wristband from US-based World Media & Technology ("Wor(l)d").
The ApP Lite? TZ1000 detects the user's vital signs with high-level precision and low power consumption when active. Harvested data is sent to the user's smartphone utilizing its Bluetooth R low energy wireless technology.
Wor(l)d's smart wristband "Helo" detects vital signs from the wrist, and continuously monitors and analyses the user's condition and sends results to a smartphone. Use of the TZ1000 contributes to the wristband's high-precision sensing capabilities, miniaturization and low power consumption.
To aid designers, Toshiba has developed various software algorithms for the TZ1000 series, including Activity Monitoring, PPG (photoplethysmography) Monitoring and ECG (electrocardiography) Monitoring, that together provide a total system solution for wearable products.
Toshiba will continue to drive development of application processors for IoT and wearable devices.
* Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of the mark by Toshiba is under license. * ApP Lite is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation. * All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.
About World Media & Technology and "Helo" http://www.worldmediatech.com/https://www.worldgn.com/wear/
For further information about Toshiba's TZ1000, please visit: http://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/ap-en/product/assp/applite/tz1000.html
Customer Inquiries: Logic LSI Marketing & Engineering Department Tel: +81-44-548-2110 http://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/ap-en/contact.html
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Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future", Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.) To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
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