Salutron is a U.S. based technology leader and supplier of heart rate monitoring solutions for the health, wellness and fitness markets.
Salutron delivers a unique blend of fitness heart rate monitoring technology, consumer wearable experience, advanced physiological research expertise and a passion for accuracy and reliability. In 1995, our founders had a close friend unexpectedly pass away from cardiovascular disease, and ever since, our mission has been to deliver superior science in order to improve lives.
With ongoing physiological research activities and scientific studies focused on better ways to analyze and understand information available from the body, the Salutron team is able to build and deliver robust technology for consumer health and fitness products.
|1995||Salutron founded by Dr. Mike Tsai and Dr. Thomas Lo|
|1999||Best-in-class ECG HR modules delivered to fitness equipment manufacturers|
|2001||Salutron’s ‘touch’ ECG HR technology integrated into IC form for use with sports/fitness watches|
|2004||Delivery of ECG HR sports/fitness watches into mass market and mass drug retailers|
|2007||NASA contract awarded for non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitoring for astronauts during space missions|
|2009||DOD contract awarded for physiological monitor used to determine health, vital signs of soldiers in the field|
|2011||DARPA contract for continuous biometric authentication • NASA contract for stress, sleep studies for crew during long duration space exploration missions|
|2013||Delivered first consumer fitness tracker in market with automated sleep sensing and ECG heart rate • NASA contract extended for further sleep monitoring and analysis, multi-sensor including light exposure analysis|
|2014||Launched first consumer tracker with blue light monitoring & alerts, BLE with standard coin cell battery|
|2016||Zoom HRV device launched utilizing Salutron’s proprietary PPG system for advanced heart rate monitoring for both free-living and workouts as well as for actionable heart rate variability monitoring|
|2017||Patents in the area of PPG and EKG detection filed|
|2018||Integration of BLE and ANT+ transceivers into Salutron’s leading line of fitness equipment HR monitoring modules, simplifying management of broader sources for heart rate signals|
|2021||Patents in the area of exertion and physiological monitoring in combination with physiological response models for use in fitness equipment or wearable products field|
|2022||Patent granted for arrhythmia monitoring using photoplethysmography|
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