Better known for its GPS smartwatches and navigators, Garmin is breaking new ground in health monitoring with its first smart blood pressure monitor: Index BPM.

The first thing you’ll notice is that BPM index (opens in a new tab) is much bigger than, say, a smartwatch. The likely reason for its size is that the device can fit around your biceps and provide accurate readings. Although they are smartwatches that can measure blood pressure (opens in a new tab)those that do so using a cuff are not widely available, and those that use pulse transit time “require regular calibration with a conventional home blood pressure monitor,” says Garmin. Furthermore, Garmin notes, these devices typically cannot “track systolic and diastolic blood pressure,” while the BPM Index can.

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