CardioSnip® Device

Product Description

The CardioSnip® device comprises a sensor (CardioMem CM 100 CS) that can also be applied by persons who are not medically trained, and an application software (CardioSnip® app). The CardioSnip® device allows you to determine the stress level of a person by way of a traffic-light-style system. The heart rate profile and heart rate variability are recorded over a period of 24 hours by way of a sensor worn on the chest. Together with further parameters (e.g. age, times when you go to bed and wake up), the physical, mental and total stress level of a person is determined by way of the application software. The acute or chronic stress levels are represented both as absolute values and as a trend curve.

CardioSnip® is not a medical device. It is not intended for medical experts to make a diagnosis with a resulting decision.

The CardioSnip® device can also be used for quality assurance in therapies or treatments by way of comparison of before-and-after evaluations.

Intended user/operator

CardioSnip® is intended for use by adults of at least 18 years or older.

CardioSnip® is not intended for:

  • For children and adolescents under the age of 18;
  • Persons who suffer from heart diseases, such as chronic heart failure, acute coronary syndrome or known heart arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation, continuing bradycardia or persistent tachycardia);
  • Persons who take medicine that influence the heart rhythm;
  • Persons who wear a cardiac pacemaker;
  • Persons with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to adhesives or hydrogel, and
  • Persons with a potentially life-threatening heart arrhythmia, or patients who must be monitored in a hospital.

Intended use environment

The product is intended for use in a domestic environment. The term ‘domestic environment’ refers to towns and cities and their bordering areas, rural areas, schools, office environments, shopping centres and means of transport, such as trains, aeroplanes and cars.

The product is not intended for clinical environments.

General technical specifications

  • Time of application (typical): 24 hours
  • Battery type: 3V lithium, renata CR2477N
  • Mode of operation: 24h continuous operation
  • Battery life (typical) 7 days
  • Dimensions (W x L x H): 76 mm x 89 mm x 14 mm
  • Weight: Approx. 39 g (incl. battery)
  • Material: PC+PET plastic housing
  • Degree of protection: IP 64
  • Service life (device, incl. accessories, without battery and ECG electrodes): 7 years
  • ECG trace: 2 channels, 3 electrodes
  • Heart rate upper limit: 220 bpm
  • Digital signal processing: 1,024 Hz / 16-bit
  • Lower limit frequency: 0.05 Hz
  • Upper limit frequency: 70 Hz
  • Input voltage: ± 6 mV
  • Open lead detection: Yes

Operating conditions

  • Temperature: 5 °C … 45 °C
  • Relative humidity: 0% … 93%, non-condensing
  • Ambient air pressure: 1,060 hPa … 700 hPa (-380 m … 3,000 m)

Transport and storage conditions

  • Temperature: -20 °C … +60 °C
  • Relative humidity: 0% … 93%, non-condensing
  • Ambient air pressure: 1,060 hPa … 700 hPa (-380 m … 3,000 m)

Transmission power

  • Transmission technology: Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Frequency: 2,402 MHz … 2,480 MHz (2.4 GHz ISM band)
  • Modulation: Gaussian frequency shift keying (GFSK)
  • Power ratio: 0 dBm = 1 mW