Apple Watch inching toward medical device

Henrietta Brewer
September 19, 2018

The Apple Watch Series 4 comes with watch faces that have been redesigned to utilise the additional real estate on offer and some of them - like the Infograph watch face pictured above -will let you put more complications on the screen than ever before. 3 new heart features: Notification if your heart rate appears too low Detects irregular rhythm suggesting atrial fibrillation It can take an ECG anytime, anywhere in 30 seconds#AppleEvent - Rich DeMuro (@richdemuro) September 12, 2018 So why are some people skeptically poking at some of the most promising aspects of the watch?

Dual-core 64 bit processor, a new GPU that will give this watch twice the previous performance.

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In fact, the ECG app is only coming to America later this year, with other countries offering a bit of a question mark at this time. The original version featured a heart-rate sensor that fed data into fitness and workout apps so they could suggest new goals and offer digital "rewards" for fitness accomplishments.

The readings are put away in the Health application in a PDF that can be shared with doctors. " Here is the De Novo clearance letter obtained from FDA". Some Apple fans said that with such a timepiece on his hands has not come out solemnly to fall into bed after a hard day's work, or fall in passion with his lover on the floor, as each time the device will call the ambulance.

If the wearer remains unresponsive the watch will place an emergency call and a message will be sent to designated emergency contacts.

These two key additions are already creating a buzz.

Apple's next iPhone wasn't the only announcement made this week, with a new Watch on the way, too.

It could also lead some health insurance plans to subsidize the cost of an Apple Watch, Nguyen said.

Statistics from August 2017 show that the USA mobile health (mHealth) market was valued at United States dollars 4.19 billion in 2016 and has been projected to grow at a CAGR of 44.2% over the forecast period.

For a market that is growing, these features in wearables will matter more and more. Both models will be available in stores beginning September 21. The "intelligent health guardian", as Jeff Williams describes it, should be a global term, shouldn't it?

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