Welcome back for another gadget teardown. This time we’re taking a look at the Amazon Halo Band, a fitness tracker that also provides tone of voice analysis. I teamed up with David Cranor and Vanessa Hill/Braincraft on this one! I also have txyz.info on Hackaday.io to thank for all the reverse engineering in their own, more thorough teardown.
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Here’s a list of tools we used:
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|Component||Manufacturer and part number|
|1||2x Analog MEMS Microphone||DB Unlimited|
|2||2x i2c temperature sensor||ams Osram|
|4||i2c LED Driver||Texas Instruments|
|5||2x Photodiode||Vishay Semiconductors|
VEMD8080 or VEMD8081
|6||Green (530 nm), Red (655 nm) and Infrared (940 nm) Emitter||ams Osram|
|7||High luminous intensity Green LED||ams Osram|
|8||6-Axis IMU||TDK InvenSense|
|9||Battery charger||Texas Instruments|
|9||Serial NOR Flash Memory 256MBIT||Micron|
|9||Optical Pulse Oximeter and Heart-Rate Sensor||Analog Devices Inc./Maxim Integrated|