MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Technology giant Samsung (LON:BC94) announced new healthcare features for upcoming models of its Gear smartphone-connected watches, which will include heart rate sensors and the company’s FDA-cleared S Health app.
The new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo models will be on the shelves in April, MobiHealthNews reported.
The heart-rate sensor is a new addition, but the S Health app has been available on U.K. smartphones since 2012. The app allows users to integrate a variety of healthcare metrics, including readings from Lifescan’s OneTouch blood glucose meters and other devices. The app won FDA clearance in January.
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