What you need to know
- Apple's ECG feature for Apple Watch has been approved for use in Australia.
- It means Apple is now free to make the feature available to Apple Watch users in the country.
Apple's ECG feature for Apple Watch has been approved for use in Australia, paving the way for it to finally be released.
As reported by The 8-Bit:
Apple unveiled the ECG feature as part of the new Apple Watch Series 4 design in September of 2018, from that release:
As the report notes, the ball is now in Apple's court, and all that remains is for Apple to launch the feature in the country. Whilst ECG was included in the Apple Watch Series 4 from release, its rollout has been incremental as more countries approve the feature for use.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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