Recently, some foreign media revealed that Apple had applied for a number of technical patents related to Apple Watch that were not in use between 2019 and 2021.These patents include a new Apple Watch appearance, new biometric technology and a monitoring system for Parkinson’s patients.Apple previously applied for a patent for a biometric function,The patent will be able to identify the user’s identity based on the wearer’s skin condition, so as to achieve a senseless unlocking when the user wears the Apple Watch.
Apple also applied for a patent on Apple Watch straps,The patent will support the Apple Watch strap to be adjusted according to the wearer’s exercise status, so as to obtain more accurate heart rate readings.
In terms of status detection,A patent issued by Apple describes how Apple Watch will use biosensors to monitor the symptoms of Parkinson’s patients and provide warnings for doctors.
And just this year, Apple also applied for an appearance patent on Apple Watch, which completely redesigned the appearance of Apple Watch.The new design has a round dial, a wrap-around display and a digitally customizable strap.
New Apple Watch appearance patent
In addition, Apple has also applied for a number of hardware-related patents, including batteries, speakers, tactile feedback and even cameras and other fields.
Combined with the previous news, Apple Watch Series 8 will also have blood glucose monitoring, blood pressure monitoring, temperature sensors, sleep breathing monitoring and other new functions based on new sensors.
If the above news can finally be confirmed, Apple Watch Series 8 will undoubtedly become a hugely upgraded product of the Apple Watch series.