“Apple has just filed for Healthkit trademarks in both the US and Europe ahead of iOS 8’s launch this fall and in at least one filing includes watches in a list of goods that could take advantage of the health-tracking software,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac.
“While the filing in the US (filed July 31) only includes classifications for computer software and covers the Healthkit text, a filing in Europe (published yesterday) extends classifications to include health, fitness, and exercise sensors, medical devices, and watches,” Kahn reports. “Of course that would lead to speculation over Apple’s much rumoured iWatch, the one that we reported it has recently assembled a team of health, fitness, and fashion experts to develop.”
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