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From: "brullo nulla" <brullonulla@...>
Subject: Re: Heart rate monitors in gentooo?
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2007 14:41:05 +0100
> is anyone using a heart rate monitor watch and downloading/viewing the
> data in gentoo? If so, what brand if monitor du you use? I would like
> to buy one and would prefer buying from a manufacturer that isn't too
> linux-hostile. Here in Sweden the most common brands are Polar and
> Suunto, how well do their watches work with gentoo? Do they use highly
> obfuscated formats and bizarre nonstandard usb-stuff for downloading
> data or i it all fairly straightforward stuff that can be plotted
> almost right away in gnuplot, octave or similar software?

The first choice:
http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=34705
It seems that Polar spits out just raw sound, and someone did a hack to read it:
http://www.ieeta.pt/~tos/software/polar_s410.html
There is also:
http://daveb.net/s710/

Otherwise you can build your own linux heart monitor! :
http://www.fuzzymonkey.net/software/heartmonitor/

In general it seems to me Polar it's the most widely supported brand.

All results courtesy of Google:
http://www.google.it/search?hl=it&safe=off&q=heart+rate+monitor++linux&btnG=Cerca&meta=

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