Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
IBM Buys AlchemyAPI
New Toshiba Smartwatch Reference Model features Bluetooth connectivity and Qi Wireless Charging
Samsung Expands Digital Display Portfolio with YESCO Electronics Acquisition
LG To Launch New Flagship Smartphone
Valve Reveals Steam Link Box For Steam In-home Game Streaming
NVIDIA Launches Shield Android Console That Streams PC Games from the Cloud
Sony's Project Morpheus Upgraded, Coming in 2016
Google Says Android Lollipop Does Not Encrypt Data Due To Performance Issues
Active Discussions
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
sanyo e6 camera
need help on some cd burning...
 Home > News > General Computing > Apple H...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, May 05, 2014
Apple Hires Medical Tech Experts, Possibly For iWatch


Apple has been building a team of medical technology executives, showing the company's interest in the emerging wearable gadget market, which will likely soon welcome iWatch.

Reuters has spotted that Apple has hired at least half a dozen prominent experts in biomedicine, as their LinkedIn profiles have changed. Reuter's sources also mentioned that a prominent researcher moved to Apple two weeks ago.

Apple has registered the trademark "iWatch" in Japan and also holds several patents related to wrist-worn devices. In February, the company filed a patent for a smart earbud patent that could track steps and detect gestures of the head.

The iWatch is expected to pack sensor technology that is said to monitor everything from blood-sugar levels to nutrition, beyond the fitness-oriented devices now on the market.

Apple may also move beyond wearable devices by offering a health and fitness services platform modeled on its apps store.

Meanwhile, Google in March pre-empted Apple by unveiling Android Wear, a version of its Android software tailored for wearable devices. But the company has also shown interest in medical technology as it has been exploring contact lenses that can monitor glucose levels in tears.




Previous
Next
Intel Hires Ex-Staples Executive as New Chief Marketing Officer        All News        Acer Chairman And Co-founder To Step Down
Intel Hires Ex-Staples Executive as New Chief Marketing Officer     General Computing News      Acer Chairman And Co-founder To Step Down

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple To Release Fix For Freak Security Bug
Samsung Lost Top Position to Apple in Q4's Global Smartphone Market
Ericsson Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement
Apple To Hold Watch Event on March 9
Apple To Pay $533 million for Patent Infringement
Apple to Invest 1.7 Billion Euros in New European Data Centres
Apple Granted Patent For A Head-mounted iPhone Virtual Reality Display
Apple Said To Have Dropped Some Health Monitoring Functions In Apple Watch
New Apple iWork Apps Run On PCs Too
More Reports Emerge On Apple's Secret Automotive Project
Icahn Says Apple Worth $216 Per Share
Is Apple Working on a Car?

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .