When the new feature of the ECG for Apple Watch Series 4 was returned in the September event, Apple only shared that it would be released "later this year." Now a new report tells that the Apple Watch ECG app comes with public release of watchOS 5.1.2.
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According to internal Apple documents obtained by MacRumors watchOS 5.1.2 will enable the new health mode when it's released from the beta release.
Apple Watch Series 4 will be the first ECG-compatible device removed by the FDA that consumers will be able to buy without a prescription. Medical professionals have weighed ahead of the ECG release and believe it will save lives.
Users will be able to read readings by holding their finger for thirty seconds on the Digital Crown. Such electrocardiograms work:
An ECG measures electrical activity in the heart for a period of time, detecting small electrical changes on the skin created by the electrophysiological pattern of the heart by depolarizing and repolarizing during each heartbeat. An ECG can help detect a variety of heart problems.
The Apple Watch Series 4 ECG app will start in the US to start. However, users in other countries will be able to use the feature with a region setting.
The documents set by MacRumors describe best practices for Apple employees when they talk about the Apple Watch ECG feature with their customers.
Apple Store employees are advised to advise customers that the ECG app is not "intended to be a diagnostic device or replace traditional diagnosis methods" and "should not be used to monitor or track disease state or change medication without first talking to a doctor, "according to Apple's document.
There are no specifications when watchOS 5.1.2 will be released, but with the second beta of the software that will be released three weeks ago, it may be soon. 19659011] Check out 9to5Mac on YouTube for more Apple News: