‘Instant Heart Rate’ Smartphone App Hits 10 Million Downloads

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Azumio’s Instant Heart Rate, a biofeedback-based heart rate monitor app for iPhones and Android devices, hit the 10 million download mark this week –just a year after launch. The app measures the user’s heart rate in only 10 seconds by using the smartphone’s camera and flash to track color changes in the light that passes through the index finger as new blood is delivered with every heartbeat.

The 10-million milestone is the latest in a series of achievements for Instant Heart Rate, including consistent top rankings among health and fitness apps for both the iPhone and Android platforms as well as recognition as the best health and fitness app in the 2011 Mobile Premier Awards announced in February.

Instant Heart Rate is available in a free version as well as a Pro version with store and history features ($.99 for iPhone, $2.99 for Android). It can be downloaded at www.instantheartrate.com.

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