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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
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NSU University School Students Create Smartwatch that Detects Changes in Heart Rate

A group of 30 NSU University School students put in months of hard work to invent a smartwatch that detects changes in heart rate. They believe the watch will prevent users from either overexerting themselves by correctly measuring when someone is above their maximum heart heart, or preventing them from possibly getting in a car crash if they go below their normal heart rate while driving. 181129_davie_students_watch_demonstration

The students came up with the idea as part of their involvement in Junior Achievement, a business oriented nonprofit that allows students to learn about entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement is also using the smartwatch as a way to give back to the community by donating ten percent of the proceeds from sales to charity.

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