“Apple has assembled an all-star team featuring some of the world’s most proficient and well-connected biosensor engineers — is this extensive investment entirely dedicated to an iPhone app called Healthbook and an accessory called iWatch?” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “I sense a larger plan.”
“Apple could do ‘something really big,'” Evans writes. “Apple already had its own brains trust of people with relevant experience before it began hiring biosensor people… How might robust, reliable, low-power ambient biometric sensors be applied as part of future physically controlled user interfaces for wearable devices?”
Evans writes, “That’s just one possibility, but it leads me to suggest the scale and the extent of the investments Apple is making in hiring these expert talents sets the scene for something a little bit more compelling than an iWatch iPhone accessory or an app.”
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