Biometric Headphones

Secret Author Apologizes: Biometric EarPods Rumour Was a Prank

A few days back, a rumour claimed that Apple may launch redesigned EarPods headphones with integrated biometric sensors for measuring heart rate and blood pressure. However, an anonymous Tumblr from the Secret post’s author today is claiming that the rumour was merely a prank. The author notes that he had only posted the rumour as a joke,...

Apple Wins Patent for a Biometric Headphone System

According to AppleInsider, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has today granted Apple a new patent for a biometric headphone system, which is able to detect a number of metrics such as heart rate, body temperature and even perspiration levels. The filing however does not detail the means by which heart rate, perspiration and other physical...