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Apple Takes Another Step Toward Becoming a Health Giant and a Tech Giant

[2019-05-14 19:00:00]

Apple wants to let users track their health with the help of the iPhone in their pockets and the Apple Watch on their wrist. The company cannonballed into the consumer health market with the introduction of the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG and fall detection features. Now, it’s working on taking this strategy to the next level by developing sensors for mattresses and pillows. The company acquired a patent application on May 9 that was originally filed to the European Patent Office by San Francisco-based startup Tueo Health early in 2016. The document was unearthed by PatentlyApple over the weekend, and describes how a mattress and pillow sensor can be used to monitor medical conditions, sleep patterns, breathing, heart rate, and overall health in bed.... Apple Takes Another Step Toward Becoming a Health Giant and a Tech Giant

Apple Takes Another Step Toward Becoming a Health Giant and a Tech Giant


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