“Apple has begun assembling a team of hardware and software engineering, medical sensor, manufacturing, and fitness experts, indicating the company is moving forward with a project to build a fitness-oriented, sensor-laden wearable computer, according to our sources,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.

“Based on comments from Apple CEO Tim Cook and numerous reports, the wrist is the part of the body in which top Apple executives are currently targeting,” Gurman reports. “Cook, also a Nike Director, is known to wear the fitness-focused FuelBand… Apple’s Senior Vice President of Technologies Bob Mansfield, who is said to be key to the development of Apple wearables, has been seen walking around Apple’s campus with a FuelBand.”

Gurman reports, “Beneath the senior executive-level, Apple has assembled a team of both lesser-known and high-profile workers to bring Apple’s ‘iWatch’ to reality. The team works in secrecy in buildings separate from Apple’s main 1 Infinite Loop headquarters.”

Much more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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