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Samsung start to bringing potentially life-saving smartwatch update

Samsung has started rolling out an update that will add blood pressure monitoring to two of its latest smartwatches: the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2.

A month ago they discovered that Samsung was preparing a firmware update that would open the new feature, and it’s currently discovering its direction onto a large number of wrists around the globe. The rollout starts today (February 22) and is required to require half a month to finish don’t as well, stress on the off chance that you haven’t got it right now.

Apple kicked off something new in 2018 when it dispatched the Apple Watch 4 with an ECG application to recognize unpredictable heart rhythms that could be an indication of cardiovascular illness, and for some time it appeared as though it would likewise be the main organization to deliver a smartwatch with circulatory strain observing, yet Samsung has pulsated it to the punch.

A year ago they discovered that Apple had registered a patent describing an approach to quantify blood pressure non-invasively utilizing pressure sensors in the wristband. At that point, they conjectured that the component could show up in the then-unreleased Apple Watch 6, however that demonstrated not to be the situation when the gadget launched a few of months after the fact.

Finger on the pulse

ECG applications have now become standard, so it’s maybe no time like the present that Samsung’s most recent firmware update will likewise open the ECG sensor in the Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2.

This will align the two Samsung watches with gadgets like the Fitbit Sense and Withings Scanwatch, and make them a decent spending choice for anybody keen on checking their cardiovascular health.