Apple Again Said To Have Plans For Apple Watch Blood Sugar Monitoring
Apple has long been rumored to have plans for an Apple Watch that is capable of measuring blood glucose levels and now the company is again reported to be working on exactly that.
According to a new report by DigiTimes, companies Ennostar and Taiwan Asia Semiconductor are hard at work trying to source the components that would be used.
The hardware wouldn’t just be used for sensing blood sugar levels, either, although it isn’t clear what else the parts could be capable of.
Apple already has a patent application for technology that would support blood sugar sensing, and it’s pretty clear at this point that it is a feature that Apple would like to add.
However, it’s important to remember that DigiTimes has a mixed track record with these kinds of reports. While there is little doubt the outlet has connections within Apple’s supply chain, it is less great at turning those connections into accurate stories.
That being said, Apple wants to turn the Apple Watch into a device that can help with as many health issues as possible and diabetics would undoubtedly benefit from a device that would be capable of checking their glucose levels, especially if it’s always strapped to their wrist.
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