Wonder how does you heart-rate look like during a bike ride trip? How about mapping that data to your speed, acceleration, temperature and more? .NET Gadgeteer lets you do all this, rather easily.
In this project @ Duke Nukem explain, in full details, how he built a portable device using the Oximeter Module. He shows how programming and debugging is done by simply connecting a USB cable and, near the end of the video, he demonstrates how the device can run standalone by simply unplugging the USB cable.
Codeshare post: http://www.tinyclr.com/codeshare/entry/646
.NET Gadgeteer: http://www.ghielectronics.com/products/dotnet-gadgeteer