The patent describes a method to more accurately determine when someone is asleep, using multiple devices (rather than just one device) as sources of data.
The Cupertino-based company continues to assess the utility of the Apple Watch band as a location for medical sensors.
The company is reportedly developing a wrist-worn device that would determine your emotions to make helpful suggestions and sell you products.
Such technology would enable owners of future iPhones and Apple Watches to detect things like spoiled food, body odor and perhaps even blood sugar levels.
The filing describes a device with an array of sensors that would be able to reduce or stabilize involuntary movement in an adjacent joint or entire limb.
The retail giant aims to use biometric shopping handles to track customers' heart rates, temperatures, and stress levels.
The filing describes the usage of optical sensors placed in patients' devices or belongings to capture data on individual's cardiovascular function.
The company's patent shows a smartphone with slim microphone extending out of the side that has a gas sensor which could analyze the exhalation.
The filing describes how a camera and built-in sensors can work together to track blood hydration, body fat content, oxygen saturation and other health data.
Developer and licensor of touch feedback technology Immersion aims to stop manufacturing and selling of Fitbit devices in the U.S. and China.