ProCVT calculates an objective biometric measure known as Cardiac Vagal Tone (CVT) in real time, via a wearable device. CVT is calculated by applying a patented algorithm to the data recorded during an electrocardiogram (ECG) taken from a subject, usually human though the science applies across all mammals. The CVT data is a measure of the subject’s parasympathetic nervous system.
The parasympathetic nervous system is part of the body’s autonomic nervous system which is responsible for keeping the basic functions of the body running without requiring conscious effort, eg. the lungs breathing or the heart beating.