From Fashion To Fitness: The Experts Behind Apple’s Wearable Future

Apple looking to hire exercise physiologist, may point to fitness-tracking ‘iWatch’

Nikes research and development lab known as Innovation Kitchen also developed the Flyknit shoe technology under Shaffers leadership. Health: Example of biomedical industrys work on blood sensors Health functionality will be key to the iWatch. According to sources familiar with iOS 8s Healthbook function, Apple is preparing its device to be able to interpret hydration, blood pressure, glucose, pulse, and heart rate data. Indicating that Apple is fully invested in those plans, the company has hired several world-renowned scientists and medical device engineers over the past year. Ueyn Block (Scientist): Block was a key engineering director at his former employer C8 MediSensors.
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Candidate will be knowledgeable about the physiological effects being measured and how to avoid potential inaccuracy and experimental error due DOE flaws and/or reference monitor (i.e. metabolic p90X3 workout cart, etc.) usage issues. The role will need to apply relevant knowledge to the design of products and their testing/validation through user studies. The winning candidate will “design and run user studies related to cardiovascular fitness & energy expenditure, including calories burned, metabolic rate, aerobic fitness level measurement/tracking and other key physiological measurements,” the posting reads. Interested applicants need a broad understanding of tools used to monitor and measure physiological data, as well as experience with indirect calorimetry to measure how much energy people expend while exercising.
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