Newsletter: WatchOS 5.1.2 Update: No Ecg For India & Vivo’s Dual Display, 3 Camera Smartphone

Newsletter: WatchOS 5.1.2 Update: No Ecg For India & Vivo’s Dual Display, 3 Camera Smartphone

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WATCHOS 5.1.2 UPDATE WILL NOT INCLUDE ECG SUPPORT FOR INDIA

THE STORY

Apple Watch Series 4’s upcoming ECG feature is not coming to India.

WHY THE HYPE?

ECG feature which is supposedly coming with WATCHOS5.1.2 update of Apple Watch. However, as per the reports, it is not coming to India. You must be thinking why it should bother anyone?

Well, the ECG feature on Apple Watch Series 4 has allured due to its ability to discover irregularities in atrial fibrillation and heart rhythm (which could indicate signs of imminent stroke or heart attack). This could help you take precautions and take care of your heart health before it is too late. However, Apple Watch’s ECG feature could not predict a threat to your life.

The feature is included to help people living with persistent heart ailments, such as irregular heart rates and other critical heart conditions.

With this feature included, Apple Watch will be first of its kind to get the feature, along with US FDA certification. The beta version of this feature was tested using healthcare trials, news media, and more. It will be coming to Apple’s Series 4 users soon. Apple has ensured that the feature will roll out by the end of the year, however, nothing can be said for sure.

According to some sources, Apple will bring the ECG feature to Apple Watch with the watchOS 5.1.2 update. The software is in testing and it is not ready for users. Whenever it arrives, it is expected to read a user’s heart beats well (as it is claimed by Apple)

The feature might not come to India when it is launched to other parts of the world as there are a lot of licenses that Apple needs to obtain.

IS IT WORTH THE WAIT?
Medical technology has become advanced but to detect an anomaly, a hospital might need set of instruments however Apple Watch with ECG feature could help in detecting the anomaly without much difficulty.

Although, this feature on Apple Watch can certainly not replace ECG machine in any given scenario

The Watch’s ECG feature certainly isn’t a replacement for an ECG machine by any stretch of the imagination, said Dr. Ashok Punjabi, leading cardiologist at the Krishna Cardiac Care Centre in Mumbai.

According to Dr. Ashok Punjabi, the head cardiologist at the Krishna Cardiac Care Centre in Mumbai, “It can be disturbed easily, it can pick up on a person’s anxiety and nervousness… signals from the environment. This is assuming the instrument itself works without errors considering the importance of the task at hand.”

It took takes weeks to months before Apple release ECG feature to devices in India, so with all that it could, will it be worth the wait?


VIVO’S NEX 2 WILL COME WITH DUAL DISPLAYS AND 3 CAMERAS

THE STORY

Vivo Nex 2 designs got leaked and the device is said to have dual displays and 3 cameras.

WILL NEX 2 REALLY COME WITH DUAL DISPLAYS?

As per the sources, Vivo is all set to launch its bezel-less Nex phone’ s successor and if the speculation is true then Vivo could bring a very enthralling device which could spice up the competition in the niche market.

The unboxing of the device shown on YouTube displays that the device has the front and back display. One of the screens is bezel-less and another screen will come with an LED ring and three cameras on the top of the screen.

WHAT IS THE HIGHLIGHTED FEATURE OF NEX 2

Nex’s predecessor was famous for a front camera which leapt from the top of the device. Nex 2 is speculated to have a time-of-flight scanner which has the ability to capture 3D models of the subject which is in front of its three cameras.
It outlines articles by firing pulses of light and measure the time taken for that light to return from up to 3 meters away. This allows apps like high-fidelity facial recognition and augmented reality experiences.

Vivo illustrated this technology in the early time of the year, and it is quite exciting to see the technology gets commercially involved in its device soon. However, the basic purpose of including the technology & will the LED ring be part of the time-of-flight scanner system. It is expected that Vivo will launch in December.

Srishti Sisodia is a technical content journalist at Systweak Software. Apart from being a capable engineer, her affinity for inscription draws her towards writing interesting content about contemporary technologies and progressions. She is an avid reader and a fare connoisseur. She relishes different cuisines and when it comes to baking, she takes the cake!

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