Apple has patented a new device with a function for measuring blood pressure.
Reported by Apple Insider, citing Office for issuing patents and trademark registration United States, informs Rus.Media.
“Apple granted a patent for a likely device for measuring blood pressure, which is connected to other devices of the company”, – stated in the message.
If the device is implemented, it will be the first medical device company that will be subject to the control of the Management of the food and drug administration. The unit will operate according to the principle of the tonometer and to have one or more airbags with sensors that measure the pressure on the arm or leg. Engineers also equip it with a mechanism that allows you to adjust the circumference of the wrist or ankle for reliable indicators on the monitor device.