The Apple Watch 7 might be months away from launch might just bring a new health-focussed technology. The latest Apple Watch Series 7 might be able to track blood glucose levels without the need for a blood test. One of the most notable features of the Apple Watch 7 would be blood glucose monitoring. One of the most notable features of the Apple Watch 7 would be blood glucose monitoring.
This could greatly benefit those with diabetes. The patent, named “Terahertz Spectrosopy and Imaging in Dynamic Environments With Performance Enhancements Using Ambient Sensors,” has already been applied for and filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
The Iphone creator can use absorption spectroscopy to obtain non-invasive blood sugar readings, according to a paper titled "e;Terahertz Spectrosopy and Imaging In Dynamic Environments With Performance Enhancements Using Ambient Sensors.
It is been said that apple may use THz, unit of electromagnetic(EM) wave electromagnetic radiation in place of using light to pass over the body to spot gas, health/quality materials, whether liquid or solid. However, the patent also raises the possibility of a problem. However, the patent also indicates a possible issue. The application of the tech might result in the Watch losing water resistance.
The blood sugar measurement has to be exact as well. If the reading of blood sugar is off by a bit, then user may turn up taking too much insulin and bring on a hypoglycaemic or low blood sugar attack, reports Phone arena.
An additional more is that the tech might mean drain battery faster than before and if the timepiece can fit-in all the mechanisms. In all of this that could be a hike in the price of the device.
The review enhances that the similar tech can be used to identify skin cancer and other associated problems.
Nevertheless, even though the patent doesn’t necessarily mean that Apple will certainly bring blood glucose monitors to Apple Watch, it does mean that the company is at least bearing in mind to working on it. For what’s worth, Samsung is also expected to bring a blood glucose monitor in its upcoming smartwatch that is probably going to arrive later this year.