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Azumio Updates Best-Selling Stress Check App with Self-Learning Algorithm
Jan 27, 2012 (11:01 AM EST)

Continuously-Updating Algorithm Provides Nuanced, Personalized and Highly Accurate Results


PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Azumio™, a worldwide leader in biofeedback health apps on mobile devices, today announced that its app, Stress Check by Azumio, has been updated to include a unique, self-learning algorithm designed to provide exceptionally accurate and personalized results for stress monitoring on the iOS™ and Android® platforms.

Stress Check by Azumio is the most innovative tool available for quantifying your level of emotional or physical stress. Stress algorithms were developed in cooperation with Biocom Technologies, a worldwide leader in Heart Rate Variability (HRV) analysis, and follows recommendations made by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE).

"The new update to Stress Check by Azumio incorporates advanced new self-learning algorithms that supplement our existing monitoring methodology and continuously self-adjust, fine tuning to improve accuracy based on a range of parameters. The connection between mind and body is critical. In large part, we feel detached when it comes to our health. Stress Check by Azumio helps to re-establish that link and puts you back in touch with how your body can efficiently function," said Peter Kuhar, co-founder and CTO of Azumio, Inc. "As a result of this update, Stress Check by Azumio has become not only the most advanced, but also the most accurate measurement tool for benchmarking personal stress levels using smartphones."

Using Stress Check by Azumio you will be able to:

  • Quantify your level of stress
  • Determine the effects of different stressors
  • Control stress and observe progress
  • Better manage your level stress which reduces the chances of certain chronic diseases

Personalization of Azumio's new HRV algorithms requires usage over a period of time; the more you use Stress Check by Azumio, the better the app gets to know you and your heart. While no substitute for a professional physician, Stress Check by Azumio can be a valuable tool in monitoring and managing the stress that impacts your life on a moment-by-moment basis.

Once you quantified the level of stress, why not learn to manage it as well? The acclaimed Stress Doctor by Azumio can help to reduce your stress using a slow breathing biofeedback technique. Regular use can help to lower your stress, help you sleep better and normalize your blood pressure. Stress Doctor by Azumio is the first biofeedback application for slow breathing.

The enhanced versions of Stress Check are still $0.99 US and may be downloaded from the Apple® Store at or from the Android Market at

The Stress Doctor app may be downloaded from the Apple Store for $1.99 US at

About Azumio

Azumio is a leader in biofeedback health apps on mobile devices with more than 15 million downloads to date. Azumio is dedicated to improve people's health and wellness by influencing behavior through the use of innovative mobile applications.

The venture-backed company is at the forefront of the rapidly growing mobile health app movement, which is expected to impact more than one-third of smartphone users by 2015. For more information, visit or follow

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Jonathan Hirshon
Horizon Communications for Azumio