Apple continues hiring raid on medical sensor field as it develops wearable devices, eye-scanner tech

“Apple is moving to expand its personnel working on wearable computers and medical-sensor-laden devices by hiring more scientists and specialists in the medical sensor field,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.

“Apple began work in earnest on a watch-like device late last decade, and it has worked with increasing efficiency and more dedicated resources on the project over the past couple of years,” Gurman reports. “Last year, we published an extensive profile that indicated Apple has hired several scientists, engineers, and managers in the field of biomedical technologies, glucose sensors, and general fitness devices.”

“Over the past couple of months, Apple has been seeking even more engineering prowess to work on products with medical sensors,” Gurman reports. “Apple has hired away Nancy Dougherty from startup Sano Intelligence and Ravi Narasimhan from general medical devices firm Vital Connect.”

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