It seems that the iWatch rumors are starting to ramp up. Last we heard, the iWatch was scheduled to be launched in October and that it could come in multiple sizes with more than 10 sensors. Exactly what sort of sensors could we be looking at remains unknown, but apparently it will be related to both health and medical.
However according to a recent report out of China, it seems that additional information about Apple’s iWatch have been revealed. According to the report who cites inside sources, they claim that the upcoming iWatch’s design has already been finalized and that it has been submitted to the FDA to get it certified as a medical device.
This isn’t the first time that Apple and the FDA have met together so it does not come as a complete surprise. The report also goes on to claim that the sensors in the iWatch could be used to measure heart rate, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels. In fact, they go on to claim that Apple had developed an in-house sweat analysis sensor which will together with Apple’s HealthKit feature.
This seems to contradict earlier rumors that suggested that Apple’s iWatch would be a lot more simpler than the rumors are making it out to be. In fact one of the rumors claimed that blood glucose measuring would not make it into the device. However Apple has been on a hiring spree of biometric experts so there could be some relation, but exactly what remains to be seen. Until then take this rumor with a grain of salt for now.