Apple is working on the creation of a specialized chip that can read information about health. It is reported by CNBC, citing data on available positions.
So, in the message to Apple from August 1, says the company is looking for an engineer “to develop sensors for health, Wellness and fitness.” From the June list of vacancies implies that the company hopes to continue working with optical sensors. In particular, embedded in the Apple watch that can measure heart rate. On 10 July the company published the announcement of the hiring of the architect of the ASIC for new sensors and sensing systems for future Apple products.
Creating custom chips will help Apple to improve the efficiency of your equipment and extend its functionality and protect against counterfeiting.
In the beginning of the month capitalization of Apple broke the mark of $1 trillion. The Corporation is developing chips for iPhone, iPad, AirPods, and Apple Watch. Earlier, Bloomberg reported on Apple’s plans for the development of chips for Mac computers.