Apple Patent Could Add Heart Sensor To iPhones

On Christmas Eve the US Patent Office dropped a present down Apple’s chimney: a patent for a “seamlessly embedded heart rate monitor” that might one day allow an iPhone to identify and authenticate a user through the unique signature of the heart’s electrocardiogram (ECG).

 

Click here to read the full story on Forbes.

 

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  1. […] medical applications and technologies to its current and future products. We know that Apple has patented a heart sensor that could be incorporated in a future iPhone or iWatch, though it seems more likely that it […]

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