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MISSION:
SILENCE THE RACIAL BIAS BY 2025

EQL BAND AIMS TO SILENCE THE GREEN LIGHT BIAS IN SMARTWATCH TECHNOLOGY WITH THE POWER
OF SOUND. OUR MISSION IS TO ENSURE EQUITY
IN HEALTH DATA FOR CLINICAL TRIALS BY 2025

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How Accurate Is Smartwatch Heart-Data?
It Depends On Your Skin Tone.

Multiple studies suggest devices are less effective at tracking heart rate in those with darker skin tones.

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THE IMPACT OF RACIAL BIAS
IN SMARTWATCH GREEN LIGHT TECHNOLOGY

“It’s heartbreaking. It’s like we don’t exist.”

TIARA, LIVING WITH HYPERTENSION

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of all clinical trials by 2025 will integrate

smartwatch data*

clinical studies face the threat of flawed data

data leading cause of global mortality is CV diseases claiming ~ 18 million lives every year

*most clinical trials use data from smartwatches, not ear-based devices or smart rings

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“The scale and impact of this
health data bias is enormous.” 

Sommer Bazuro, PhD

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DISCOVER OUR INNOVATIVE

SOUND SMART TECHNOLOGY

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“EQL BAND is the cornerstone of equitable health data in upcoming clinical trials by 2025.” 

Ricki Fairley
CEO of TOUCH, When We Trial, and #BlackDataMatters

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LET’S BAND TOGETHER TO CREATE EQUAL HEALTH DATA

WE’RE SEEKING TO PARTNER WITH HEALTH TECH, ADVOCACY GROUPS,  PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES, AND PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS TO INVEST IN EQL BAND. 

WE’RE SEEKING TO SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT EQL BAND TO URGE THE HEALTH TECH INDUSTRY TO PRIORITIZE INCLUSIVE TECHNOLOGY. 

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REPRESENTING

6.8 BILLION

PEOPLE OF COLOR

OUR PARTNERS

Thank you to all
who have supported EQL BAND

global newswire

 “Equal health data is a human right.”

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“Calling on the tech industry and smartwatch manufacturers to join the fight for equal health data.”

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“EQL BAND: A breakthrough smartwatch band that ensures equal health data for all.”

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