• ECG for the Apple Watch Series 4 now available in watchOS 5.1.2 update. Here's how to get it

    12 days ago - By Macworld

    The much-anticipated electrocardiogram feature that Apple highlighted during its Apple Watch 4 unveiling back in September is now available. Part of the watchOS 5.1.2 update, the new ECG app and the new irregular heart rhythm notification feature can be used with the Apple Watch Series 4 to monitor heart rhythms. An ECG can be performed at any time, and ECG recordings, classifications and any noted symptoms are stored in the iPhone's Health app. A PDF of the information can be provided to physicians. Macworld will have a detailed hands-on with the ECG app soon after the update becomes...
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  • WatchOS 5.1.2 with Apple's revolutionary Apple Watch ECG app is now available to download

    WatchOS 5.1.2 with Apple's revolutionary Apple Watch ECG app is now available to download

    12 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    The software update that brings the highly touted electrocardiogram app to the Apple Watch Series 4 is finally available to the public. It follows the release of iOS 12.1.1 yesterday that had everyone anticipating watchOS 5.1.2, which adds the ECG app to Series 4 models of the watch as well as irregular heartbeat notifications to older watch models.
    Excitement had been building for the release of the latest version of the watch's OS once it became clear that Apple had begun circulating a training document giving key instructions on how Apple Store employees should interact with customers...
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  • EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch

    EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch

    12 days ago - By Phys.org

    Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.
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  • WatchOS Update Adds ECG App and Heart Rhythm Monitor

    WatchOS Update Adds ECG App and Heart Rhythm Monitor

    12 days ago - By Phone Scoop

    Apple said owners of the Apple Watch can expect to see watchOS 5.1.2 arrive later today. This update targets the new Series 4 smartwatch and introduces features Apple first revealed earlier this year. The Series 4 gains an ECG app, which gives people the ability to take an electrocardiogram. Electrodes built into the back of the Digital Crown support the feature. Watch owners need only launch the app and press and hold the Digital Crown for 30 seconds. In addition to taking the ECG, the app also looks for irregular heart rhythms. The Watch is specifically looking for signs of atrial...
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  • WatchOS 5.1.2 update coming today with ECG for Apple Watch Series 4

    WatchOS 5.1.2 update coming today with ECG for Apple Watch Series 4

    12 days ago - By PhoneDog

    One of the major new features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is its electrocardiogram support, letting you capture your heart rhythm with your smartwatch. And starting today, that feature is rolling out to users.
    Apple is rolling out the watchOS 5.1.2 update today , complete with the ECG support for Apple Watch Series 4 owners. Just launch the ECG app and hold your finger on the Digital Crown to complete the circuit and measure electrical signals across your heart. After 30 seconds, your heart rhythm will be classised as AFib, sinus rhythm, or inconclusive, and the results will be saved in...
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  • Apple Watch ECG app: How it works and what it means for the future of health

    12 days ago - By ZDnet

    Apple's one-lead ECG, arriving now on Apple Watch 4, could change medical practice.
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