Apple plans to provide an important new feature to track health factors in the next version of its smart watch, the Apple Watch Series 8, which is expected to be revealed during the third quarter of this year 2022, a feature that allows the user to monitor body temperature and fever symptoms, depending on a new special sensor. Apple will provide it with its smartwatch, according to a new report from Bloomberg journalist Mark Gorman and one of the most reliable sources on Apple news.
Gorman believes that the Apple Watch Series 8 will be able to detect the rise in body temperature and not accurately measure the temperature, then alert the user to measure his body temperature using a thermometer or talk to a doctor, but the feature or body temperature sensor in Apple Watch Series 8 is still under The internal testing phase, and if successful, Apple will provide the next version of its smart wristwatch, the Apple Watch, with the new sensor, in addition to providing the special version of the watch for athletes with the sensor as well, but it is not expected that the new generation of the watch will get Apple Watch SE On the body temperature sensor feature.
Apple may rely on the temperature sensor in the Apple Watch Series 8 to predict the best time to get pregnant
While Gorman previously expected to provide the Apple Watch with a body temperature sensor about a year ago in June 2021, but he returned to deny this in January 2022 before confirming it again, but the analyst specializing in tracking the supply chain for Apple, Ming Chi-kuo also sees that the new feature It will be available for the first time later this year 2022.
Previous reports had indicated that Apple would also rely on the temperature sensor in the Apple Watch Series 8 to track Fertility in womenwhere it is possible to predict the best time for pregnancy to occur by tracking shifts in body temperature, in addition to predicting the date of the menstrual cycle, but Gorman in his latest report indicated that relying on the sensor only in detecting fever.
Apple plans to launch Large selection of devices During 2022 and 2023, including a number of Macs and iPads, in addition to a series of phones iPhone 14 And three versions of its smartwatch are behind Apple Watch Series 7 Among them is a special version for athletes that is more durable and suitable for use in harsh environments, and Apple recently revealed watchOS 9 features Its upcoming smartwatches, which include new watch faces, medication reminders, and improvements to sleep tracking.