heart rate sensor

Lawsuit Claims Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Violates Valencell Patents

The Apple Watch violates a number of Valencell patents relating to biometric solutions, claims a new lawsuit. Moreover, Apple has allegedly solicited critical information, received prototypes and shown interest in a partnership with Delaware-based Valencell, though ultimately they didn’t licence the technology implemented in the Watch’s heart rate sensor. As spotted by AppleInsider, the lawsuit...

Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Update Causing Some Heart Rate Sensor Issues

Apple's first Watch OS update landed on Tuesday this week and is supposed to bring performance enhancements. There was a problem though: For some Apple Watch users Watch OS 1.0.1 brought a performance "downgrade", since the Apple Watch heart rate sensor stopped working in the background, at least consistently, a discussion started on Apple Support...