At the presentation dedicated to the release of the new iPhone, Apple talked about the new possibility of Apple Watch. As representatives of the company informed, in the new operating system watchOS 4 for smart watches will help to diagnose arrhythmia and other heart diseases of users.
To do this, Apple will cooperate with Stanford University — the company organizes the sending of data on the heartbeat of users (with their consent) to university specialists who will study the information received. Apple Heart Study will use the data from Apple Watch and will be able to notify users about detected violations.
WatchOS 4 itself, which was described in detail at WWDC 2017, will be available to all users on September 19. Compatible all models of Apple Watch, including the first generation.