New Apple Wearable To Track Covid-19, Oxygen Level
Premium device manufacturer, Apple unveiled a wearable, the series 6 during a virtual launch on Tuesday to track life threatening illness including the severity of Covid-19 and oxygen level.
The company stated that the wearable would be useful for people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and other respiratory illnesses.
According to Apple’s chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, Apple Watch Series 6, can measure blood oxygen right from the wrist.
Over the last few years, Apple has leaned into the Watch being a health device people can use to track their daily activity. Along with step-tracking, Apple’s health-related features already include an ECG heart monitor, sync technology for gym equipment and a meditation.