Swiss company Aktiia has developed optical blood pressure monitoring technology that allows users to measure blood pressure without the need for an inflatable cuff. Their wrist-worn bracelet can alert people if there are dramatic changes in their blood pressure and be used for long-term monitoring of patients. Following numerous successful clinical trials, Aktiia is hoping to get their product approved for U.S. and European markets very soon.

The co-founder and CEO of Aktiia was recently at CES 2020 discussing the new technology: