Subject: Re: Apple played digital liberal nanny-stater, now faces severallawsuits
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete">
Subject: Re: Apple played digital liberal nanny-stater, now faces several
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2018 15:35:00 -0500
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On 1/1/2018 3:06 PM, nospam wrote:
> In article<>, PeterN
> <"peter,newdelete"> wrote:
>>>> If I was the target market, my iPhone would have a built in, or
>>>> available oximeter.
>>> and it does. here's one (there may be others):
>>> <>
>>> there are also apps that claim to do it. they're not as accurate, but
>>> they're also *much* cheaper than a medical device. here's one such app
>>> (there may be others):
>>> <
>>> nitor-app/id775632066?mt=8>
>>> the apple watch monitors resting heart rate and during workouts, but it
>>> currently does not have a pulse oximeter even though the hardware can
>>> do it. perhaps it's a certification issue. it's coming.
>> I know. For me the pulse oximeter is an important medical issue. I have
>> been using on for almost a year. Total cost $50. I don't know if it as
>> accurate as the Apple,
> apple doesn't make a pulse oximeter.
> third parties do that.
>> but I will look into it, when it plugs directly
>> into the watch.
> a pulse oximeter won't plug directly into the watch.
> that functionality will be part of the watch itself, checking your
> oxygen level as often as you deem necessary, as well as other vitals.
> there could also be a bluetooth version that talks to the watch.

Since the physical measurement device is not available for sale, it is 
vaporware, that I cannot rely on..