Apple plans to make its upcoming Vision Pro headset a health device as well, according to a new report
A future Apple Watch is reportedly set to be a game changer for wearers' health.
Apple’s forthcoming blood pressure sensor will reportedly detect when a wearer's blood pressure has risen, the outlet said, but it won’t show specific numbers.
The accessory will instead implore a user to talk to their doctor or check their blood pressure by other means. Apple hopes, however, that a future watch will be able to share exact numbers, Bloomberg said.
Apple did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment about its 2024 product plans.
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The 2024 Apple Watch will also reportedly monitor breathing and sleeping habits, Bloomberg added, with the device able to predict if a user has sleep apnea, a condition where breathing repeatedly stops and starts throughout the night, according to The Mayo Clinic.
Once the watch detects a potential case of sleep apnea, Bloomberg reported that the device will recommend a watch wearer talk to a doctor for further confirmation.
Alongside the Apple Watch, the outlet also reported that the famed technology company wants to turn its Vision Pro headset into a health device as well.
Per Bloomberg, Apple is working on new "anti-anxiety" and "enhanced meditation" features for the product, which is currently scheduled to be released in early 2024. Apple wants the product to become a virtual-reality system that will "reinforce positive thinking and improve mental health."
Apple also plans to utilize the sensors located within the Vision Pro to determine cognitive health data by scanning a user's eyes, the outlet said.
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