Jay Blahnik, Apple's health and fitness chief, has opened up about what he sees as the Apple Watch's role in fitness, and what he's looking forward to with the future of the watch. Blahnik, a long-time figure in the world of fitness, said that he thinks the Apple Watch stands out against other fitness trackers by providing more valuable data, not only that someone has burned calories, but when and how.
From Outdside Online:
Thinking about the future, Blahnik is excited about the potential of native third-party apps, which will start hitting the Apple Watch this fall. Native apps will have access to the more of the watch's hardware, like the heart rate monitor and the accelerometer. Blahnik is intrigued by the potential of the watch when used in sports where how much you do isn't always the goal.
Blahnik also talked about pulling activity data to the watch from third-party devices:
You can read Blahnik's whole interview at the link below.
Source: Outside Online
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