“Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.
“Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application codenamed Healthbook,” Gurman reports. “I first wrote about Apple’s plans for Healthbook in January, and multiple sources working directly on the initiative’s development have since provided new details and images of Healthbook that provide a clearer view of Apple’s plans for dramatically transforming the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking space.”
Gurman reports, “As detailed in the images throughout this article, which are complete recreations of screenshots, Healthbook’s user interface is largely inspired by the iPhone’s exisiting Passbook application. Versions of Healthbook in testing are capable of tracking several different health and fitness data points.”
More info and many images in the full article – recommended – here.
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