In developing future smartwatch models, Apple seems to be focusing more on health functions. According to Bloomberg, the company plans to integrate a sensor into the Apple Watch in 2023 that can monitor the wearer’s blood pressure.
However, this first version of the sensor will not provide specific blood pressure values Just a trend And encourage the wearer to consult a doctor or use a traditional blood pressure monitor if there are any abnormalities. plan for Apple Watch Series 10 Loud included Mark GurmanBloomberg reporter, also features Diagnosis of sleep apnea.
Apart from Apple, Samsung is also working on such a feature, which has already received approval from Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS). Whether this function also applies to Apple Watch Series 9 or similar models Apple Watch Ultra 2 (Test) Not yet confirmed to be available.
Apple Watch takes your temperature
Also, Apple is exploring ways to make better use of existing sensors. So it is considered Measurement of blood oxygen saturation Clinically validated to provide interpretable data to the user rather than mere measurements. He could too Use of temperature sensor Will be expanded to future models Detect fever and thus enables more accurate health monitoring.
Non-invasive blood sugar measurement
Besides, Apple has been researching it for several years Non-invasive health features, such as measuring blood sugar. Despite the complexity of this challenge, everything indicates that the company is primarily targeting trends and potential To provide clues about diabetes, instead of providing accurate measurements. It fits with Apple’s overarching strategy, which is rather immune system And users’ general health awareness is more important than direct patient observation.
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