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Apple reportedly looking at blood sugar, blood pressure and alcohol monitoring for future Apple Watches


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Your Apple Watch is apparently going to get a lot smarter in the months ahead.

Future models may be able to measure blood sugar levels, blood pressure and blood alcohol, suggest some revelations from one of Apple's suppliers.

But it's unknown whether all those features will be available in the Apple Watch 7, expected to be revealed this fall.

That's because U.K. company Rockley Photonics, which makes sensors for wearables, doesn't expect to deliver the silicon photonics chipsets needed for those health monitoring features until the first half of 2022, it said in documents filed in its process of becoming a publicly traded company.

U.K. newspaper The Telegraph first reported on the filing, in which Rockley says that Apple is its biggest customer. The company says its products are being designed for several uses including medical devices to track blood ...


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