CLEVELAND, Ohio — Valencell has been chosen to be mentored through the Plug and Play Cleveland business accelerator program.

Valencell, one of 12 companies picked, creates heart rate sensors that can be worn in ear buds, arm bands, patches and clothing. The sensor works during all activities and is highly accurate, according to the company’s website. It detects biometrics such as blood pressure, how many calories someone burned and how many steps were taken. Aside from the sensor being used in the health industry, it’s also used in fitness and the military. Watch Video