“The iWatch has become one of the most anticipated gadgets of the year, and for many months it’s been the source of tons of speculations and rumors,” G 4 Games reports. “This is to be expected given Apple’s huge influence on the market, especially since the iWatch would be the company’s fist ‘wearable.'”
“According to the latest reports coming from the Chinese media (citing ‘Apple insiders’), iWatch’s development has already been completed (meaning design, technical specs, features, etc),” G 4 Games reports. “However, the gadget is being held back (aka is not being manufactured yet) because it needs to be certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).”
“Much like the previous rumors have suggested, this new reports suggests that the iWatch will include a wide range of biometric sensors on-board, including heart rate, blood pressure and blood glucose sensors,” G 4 Games reports. “More so, based on these latest reports Apple has also developed an in-house sweat analysis sensor for the iWatch. As such, Apple is apparently working on certifying the smartwatch as a medical equipment.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Sweat analysis. You know Ballmer’s secretly excited now.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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