According to Cupertino, thanks to the signals emitted by the accelerometer and the heart rate sensor, the Apple Watch will be able to detect whether users are in REM, light or deep sleep. Thus, it will be possible to access information on sleep times and to refine the measurement of respiratory rate (data counting the number of breaths per minute at night).
In addition, the ECG function is also improved and will be able to monitor the risks of atrial fibrillation (allow a diagnosis with a doctor) and activate the function
Atrial fibrillation historywhich was also validated by the FDA shortly before the keynote.
The measurements made by the Apple Watch will thus provide
an estimate of how often the heartbeat shows signs of atrial fibrillation as well as
weekly notifications to understand the frequency of episodeswhich would make it possible to identify the factors related to lifestyle likely to influence this disease
such as sleep, alcohol consumption and physical exercise. The data thus compiled can be downloaded in PDF format and shared with the medical profession.
iOS16 side, the Health app offers a more elaborate and complete version of its Sleep section (one more screen between the two systems. The customization of the Concentration mode is obviously highlighted, as well as the key points. Then will follow the graphics in almond green tones of this tool.
screenshot iOS 16
Screenshot iOS 15.5