Apple is exploring Apple-branded health hardware products

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Apple Iphone12 Apple Watchseries6 Health Cardiofitness Low (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple has posted a job position for a Sr. EPM Manager.
  • The job will help develop "Apple-branded Health Hardware products."

As reported by MyHealthyApple, a new job posting from Apple hints at the possibility that the company is developing its own Apple-branded hardware focused on health outside of just the Apple Watch.

The position, titled as a Sr. EPM Manager, will work for the Health Technologies team to "lead the design and development of Apple-branded Health Hardware products."

The company is looking for a Sr. EPM Manager for their Health Technologies team to lead the design and development of Apple-branded Health Hardware products. According to the posting, The EPM is also the key interface to the suppliers, driving build readiness at the factory and managing its building. Success is defined in terms of the quality and timeliness of the pre-production builds and the start of mass production.

Apple Watch Series 6 Hero

Apple Watch Series 6 Hero (Image credit: Apple)

The report speculates that such a position being available is a good sign that new health hardware from Apple may go into production "soon." When it comes to health, Apple has acquired other companies before, such as Beddit.

In the past, the company has made several acquisitions or partnerships to promote health-related hardware. The company acquired the popular sleep monitoring brand Beddit and integrated the offering into its own stores and support channels.

The position, of course, does not make it clear or provide any insight into the actual products Apple may be developing in the health category. The company's primary health-related device has been the Apple Watch, which is expected to potentially gain blood-glucose monitoring in the next update which should see a release this fall.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.