Samsung added a blood pressure monitoring feature for its Galaxy Watch Active 2, which will be exclusive to South Korean Markets. The look pressure monitoring feature was approved by the South Korean drug safety agency, and the ECG sensor was previously approved. Following each measurement, blood pressure data can be integrated into the Samsung Health app, where users can track changes over time.
The Galaxy Watch Active 2 was able to monitor blood pressure by calibrating a cuff-like monitor, which is commonly used in the medical field. However, the device will have to be recalibrated every four weeks to ensure that it is operating at maximum accuracy.
Overall the feature my provide added value to many health-conscious consumers.
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