Thus, the company competes with manufacturers of wearable devices Fitbit and Withings.

According to the source, Apple is testing the function of sleep monitoring for several months. If the tests are successful, the company will introduce a new feature in the Apple Watch to the year 2020.

The Health app (Health) on the iPhone tab under “Sleep” in 2014. Currently, data on the duration of sleep you can get using the built-in Clock application (Clock). For monitoring and evaluation of the quality of sleep Apple also recommends that you install third-party applications.

Apple did not respond to a request by Bloomberg for comment.

The Agency notes that this is not the first step of Apple in the market of gadgets to track your sleep. In the spring of 2017, the company bought Finnish startup Beddit — manufacturer of hardware and software for these purposes.

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