Jobs indicate that Apple wants to make its own chips for biometric data




Several vacancies that have appeared online in recent months indicate that Apple is currently looking into the possibility to create their own chips that can process biometric data. Apple currently obtains those chips from external suppliers.

It may be chips for the Apple Watch or iPhone that collect information about the state of the body, CNBC derives from the vacancies. It is unknown whether it concerns chips that process data from sensors that are already on the Apple Watch, such as the heart rate monitor, or future sensors, such as a glucose meter for diabetic patients.

Apple has been designing its own socs in the A line for years, the A11 Bionic being the most recent. It also has the M chips for handling sensor data in iPhones. The company also designs the S-processors in Apple Watches and W-chips for connecting devices such as headsets via bluetooth. The American company has not responded to the rumor. Currently, according to CNBC, it buys chips for the processing of sensor data on the Apple Watch from supplier Broadcom.

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