Hello everyone. The subject line pretty much says it all. I’m from New Zealand and don’t know where I can get a talking pulse oximeter or heart rate monitor. So I was wondering if there is an accessible app that would do the same thing, unless anyone can help me find one. I’m looking for the type you get when you go to the device on your finger, but as I have no sight so it would have to talk. Thank you for your help in advancedoctor and they put the
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If you want to be able to constantly monitor your heart rate, then you will need dedicated hardware... be that an Apple Watch, strap, or so on. This is also likely to be the most reliable and accurate option.
However, if you are simply wanting to take an occasional reading, then an app such as Instant Heart Rate: HR Monitor or Cardiio: Heart Rate Monitor *may* be worth a punt. These have you place your finger on the iPhone's camera to take a reading.
I've not tried this type of app myself, and the intrusive pop-up ads mentioned in some reviews rarely play well with VoiceOver, but they are free downloads and might work for you.
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Good luck, and let us know if you find something that works for you.