It works by visualizing the electromagnetic fields as pulses on its display and thus allows the discovery of power usage that would otherwise remain hidden to consumers. Eco-pulse is a concept that aims to cultivate the habits of green consumers in their daily lives. When appliances are in standby mode, Eco-pulse also enables the detection of vampire power that is being wasted.
It is intuitive as it amplifies the electronic pulse of appliances like a stethoscope. Eco-pulse is educative to both adults and children and helps to cultivate the habits of saving energy and to understand the power consumptions of home appliances. The Eco-pulse system helps the user to pinpoint the main sources of power usage and wastage and thus allows him to take remedial action easily. Upon capturing all the necessary power consumption data, the user can detach the strap and plug Eco-pulse into a computer to transfer the data into the Eco-pulse software.