Updated on November 9, 2023

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Created on September 4, 2019

OptiBP

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OptiBP™ is an optical blood pressure monitoring device via a mobile application.

Developed By
  1. Biospectal
Content Partners
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Author

Product Description

OptiBP™ is developed by Biospectal in partnership with the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM). The product is a mobile application that is a cuffless blood measurement software that uses the built-in smartphone camera to measure blood pressure at the fingertip. This method rectifies the inconvenience and lack of access to traditional blood pressure cuffs, as well as dependencies on additional hardware.

Target Countries

Bangladesh, South Africa, Tanzania

Target SDGs

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Biospectal in partnership with the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM)

Manufacturing/Building Method

OptiBP™ is based on Open Smart Register Platform (OpenSRP) which is a WHO-supported open source mobile patient record and decision support software system which integrates national-level digital health information systems. The antenatal care module incorporates evidence-based algorithms from WHO guidelines for decision support on antenatal care.

Intellectural Property Type

Patent Protected

User Provision Model

Users can download the application/software from the mobile app store.

Distributions to Date Status

None

Design Specifications

OptiBP™ provides diastolic, systolic, and mean blood pressure values. It also gives heart rate and makes this data actionable through integration the OpenSRP decision support and longitudinal health record system, to improve hypertension assessment and management.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by manufacturer

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Designer specific performance target includes accurate blood pressure measurement and appropriate action using optical mobile blood pressure measurement.

Vetted Performance Status

No third party testing has been performed.

Safety

No known safety hazards are related to this product.

Complementary Technical Systems

A reliable smartphone is required to useOptiBP™.

Academic Research and References

Chen, Z., Yang, X., Teo, J. T., & Ng, S. H. (2013, July). Noninvasive monitoring of blood pressure using optical ballistocardiography and photoplethysmograph approaches. In 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 2425-2428). IEEE.

Kao, Y. H., Chao, P. C. P., & Wey, C. L. (2017, May). A PPG sensor for continuous cuffless blood pressure monitoring with self-adaptive signal processing. In 2017 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI) (pp. 357-360). IEEE.

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Other Information

None

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