Wearable heart rate monitor, consisting of transmitter, wristwatch receiver, carry case, instruction manual and packaging, paper / plastic / metal, made by Polar Electro, Finland, 2001.
The transmitter is a black belt that is worn across the front of the chest and held in place by an elastic strap across the back. The transmitter detects the electrocardiogram, the electronic signal originating from the heart, and sends a continuous signal to the receiver using wireless technology. The receiver is a grey and silver wristwatch that displays the heart rate measured by the transmitter. The case is a black semicircular shape made from synthetic canvas material.