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Jeff Williams Says Apple Watch's ECG App is 'Huge Opportunity' to Empower People About Their Health

2 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple today announced that its ECG app will be available on the Apple Watch Series 4 today as part of watchOS 5.1.2. Alongside that news, TIME has published a new interview with Apple's CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams.
The article begins with a story about 46-year-old Texas resident Kevin Foley, who was having trouble breathing normally during a movie. Fortunately, since he was wearing an Apple Watch and participating in the recent Apple Heart Study , he was alerted to signs of an irregular heartbeat and went to the emergency room.
At the hospital, doctors hooked Foley up to an ECG...
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ECG app coming to Apple Watch Series 4 today

ECG app coming to Apple Watch Series 4 today

2 monthes ago   |   By iMore

Apple's long-awaited ECG app is coming to Apple Watch Series 4 today as a free update. With it, you can take a reading of your heart's rhythm using the electrodes in the Series 4 to check for irregularities.
Additionally, watchOS 5.1.2 includes onboard notifications when a heart rate reading determines an irregularity. Through normal heart rate tracking, Apple Watch Series 1 through Series 4 will also check for signs if irregular heart rhythm that could be related to AFib and alert you with a notification if it detects five irregular heartbeats across 65 minutes.
Apple notes that AFib, or...
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Jeff Williams and Dr. Sumbul Desai explain latest Apple Watch heart features on ‘CBS This Morning'

Jeff Williams and Dr. Sumbul Desai explain latest Apple Watch heart features on ‘CBS This Morning'

2 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple Watch Series 4 is gaining the promised new ECG app later today, and CBS This Morning has aired a new segment with Apple's Jeff Williams and Dr. Sumbul Desai to discuss the new electrocardiogram feature.
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Apple's ECG app for watchOS is now available in the U.S

Apple's ECG app for watchOS is now available in the U.S

2 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

At an event in New York City, Apple announced the general availability of the Apple Watch Series 4's ECG feature in the U.S.
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WatchOS 5.1.2 Likely Coming Today With ECG App on Apple Watch Series 4

WatchOS 5.1.2 Likely Coming Today With ECG App on Apple Watch Series 4

2 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

WatchOS 5.1.2 will be publicly released today and will enable the long-awaited ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 models in the United States, according to a report by The Verge. The article has since been pulled, however, possibly because the information was under embargo and published at the incorrect hour.
If the report proves to be accurate, the software update should be available around 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time as usual.
Last week, MacRumors was first to report that watchOS 5.1.2 will enable the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 models, based on an internal Apple Store training document...
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Apple Watch Series 4 likely getting the ECG app today with watchOS 5.1.2

Apple Watch Series 4 likely getting the ECG app today with watchOS 5.1.2

2 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple Watch Series 4 is getting the hotly-anticipated ECG feature today. The ECG app will appear for customers using Apple Watch in the United States, after updating to watchOS 5.1.2. The 5.1.2 update will also include irregular heart rate notifications for Apple Watch Series 1 through Series 4.
To take an ECG, users simply place their finger on the digital crown and wait for 30 seconds whilst the Watch scans the electrical impulses in your finger. The announcement was tipped off by The Verge , who appeared to have published an embargoed post prematurely.
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Apple watchOS 5.1.2 software update brings ECG support, coming today

Apple watchOS 5.1.2 software update brings ECG support, coming today

2 monthes ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Apple is releasing a software update for its Apple Watch and the latest version of the smartwatch, the Series 4 now supports Apple's ECG feature. As well as the ECG feature Apple is also releasing an irregular rate notification which monitors if you have an irregular heart rate, this will work in devices back to...
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Apple Watch Series 4 ECG functionality is going live today with watchOS 5.1.2

Apple Watch Series 4 ECG functionality is going live today with watchOS 5.1.2

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

It was recently revealed that the Apple Watch Series 4's groundbreaking electrocardiogram feature will be activated in the upcoming WatchOS 5.1.2 update. As previously announced, though, only US consumers will be able to take advantage of it. This is due to the strict regulations in place throughout international markets, though Canada may follow suit in the near future.
Today, Apple rolled out watchOS 5.1.2 to all Apple Watch models, making the long-awaited electrocardiogram feature available to Apple Watch Series 4 owners in the United States. The update also brings the ...
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