Watches Apple Watch had to be more functional




Immediately after the presentation of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus the presentation in September of last year, Apple has shown clock Watch. This is the first new category of “apple” devices after the release of iPad in 2010. According to CEO Tim Cook, the gadget is “the most personal device that has ever created Apple». Although the name implies that Apple Watch watches are nevertheless obvious that this multifunctional device. In addition to hours, it is also a “satellite” smartphone, fitness tracker, a tool for communication and contactless payments.


Designing Apple Watch, in Cupertino had originally planned to endow the device much broader functionality than it eventually received. Implement his plan prevented a number of technical difficulties. According to The Wall Street Journal, an engineer working on wearable computers Apple, wanted to equip it with a host of physiological monitoring sensors. In particular, the production model would have to be able to measure blood oxygen saturation, blood pressure, stress levels and other important parameters of the organism.

Work on Apple Watch in the form in which they are described above, began four years ago, but soon turned into a project for Apple in the financial “black hole”. In addition, the novelty of technology and not always stable operation responsible for their components contradicted tough internal company standards. In particular, the credibility of the skin conductance sensor used to determine the level of stress is largely dependent on the density of hair on the hand and the degree of tightness of the strap hours. As a result, Apple decided to abandon most of these opportunities.


According to some to some estimates, more functionality will be the second generation hours. Apple Watch 2, according to the newspaper, get a magnetometer sensor oksiometrii sensor, conductivity and temperature of the skin and other sensors that capture activity in the gym.

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