Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by MacMad6, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. MacMad6 macrumors newbie

    Oct 26, 2013
    Interesting interview in a cardiology journal. Does this professor know Apple secrets or is he just guessing? Going for medical monitoring could be a huge market, incredibly innovative, and require intricate hardware and software integration that is Apple's strength:

    'Dr. Hans-Christoph Diener, ESC spokesperson, predicted in an interview that physicians can soon expect to see a huge influx of patients with newly discovered silent AF. The impetus will be the much-anticipated introduction of the Apple iWatch, which he said could happen later this year.

    "The detection of silent atrial fibrillation is going to change very quickly. This watch will have a device in it which measures pulse, and it has software which detects atrial fibrillation. More features are available for people with various diseases: It can measure oxygen saturation, pulse, blood pressure. They’ve even developed a chip to measure glucose transdermally. It’s amazing," said Dr. Diener, professor and chair of the department of neurology at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.'

  2. pdjudd macrumors 601

    Jun 19, 2007
    Plymouth, MN
    He’s predicting. That means he knows nothing more than Gene Munster does about the mythical Apple Television. He’s also just repeating an existing rumor and adding his own twist to it.

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