Samsung has now revealed the launch of a new app for its Galaxy Watch Active 2 known by the name as Samsung Health Monitor; the app has been cleared by the South Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety as a Software as a Medical Device to measure the blood pressure. It will become a scuffles government cleared, and over the counter blood pressure monitoring app.
The Samsung Health Monitor app will be available on the Galaxy Watch Active 2 within the third quarter and will also progressively expand to the upcoming Galaxy Watch devices.
The Samsung Health Monitor App, when coupled with advanced sensor technology on the Galaxy Watch Active 2, enables you to easily and more conveniently measure and track your blood pressure easily.
With the addition of blood pressure monitoring, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 boasts Samsung’s most advanced health and wellness capabilities yet. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 comes with more sensitive advanced health Heart Rate Monitoring sensors and enables users to track their exercise, stress, sleep and get added healthcare insights that can help you to improve your wellbeing.
High blood pressure is known to major increase risk to the brain, kidney, and heart. It can cause coronary heart diseases and stroke when not managed properly. By helping users to measure and track their blood pressure, the Samsung Health Monitor app gives people greater insights into their health and allows them to make more informed decisions, to lead healthier lives.
Taejong Jay Yang, Corporate SVP and Head of Health Team, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics, said, “The Samsung Health Monitor app has the potential to help millions of people around the world who are affected by high blood pressure. This is one of many examples of how Samsung is integrating its best-in-class hardware with the latest software innovations to innovate mobile experiences.”