Apple opened open position in the field of anthropometry




Apple’s iOS operating system and 8 “smart” clock has focused on tracking parameters of human health. With the help of the company’s products can monitor pressure, pulse and blood sugar levels, iPhone and Apple Watch suggest steps and measure the distance traveled by the user. But Apple does not plan to stop there


The official website of Apple there was a vacancy in place specialist in anthropometry. At the moment it was gone, but bloggers managed to capture all that was stated on the respective page. In the original, it sounds like the name of «Human Factors Anthropometry Engineer / Researcher» (specialist in the field of human anthropometry).

Anthropometry – one of the main methods of research, which is to measure the human body and its parts in order to determine age, sex, race, and other features of the physical structure. Among the requirements for a potential Apple employees: knowledge of physiological monitoring equipment, measurement techniques and interpretation of results; experience with indirect calorimetry to measure energy consumption in a number of scenarios; ability to carry out tests with insulating effect of various factors on physiological processes; in-depth knowledge of physiology; creative thinking and the ability to work with documents.

Now wearable devices can provide information only on the steps the user motion in a dream and to measure the pulse. Apparently, Apple are going to wipe the more serious technologies that monitor health.


While there is no guarantee that the new specialist will work just over Apple Watch. However, many other data indicate that it is “smart” watch Apple should become a universal device that controls the state of human health.

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