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TechnologyApple Watch to add sleep tracking, report says

01:25  05 september  2019
01:25  05 september  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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Apple may soon add sleep tracking to the Apple Watch . 9to5Mac, quoting unnamed sources inside Apple , also reports that the Watch will have a "silent alarm" feature that will only vibrate on the Apple Watch , as opposed to playing a sound on the Watch or an iPhone.

The Apple Watch is tipped to get built-in sleep tracking features with the Cupertino company said to be in the process of testing out the feature before it rolls After Apple acquired sleep tracker company Beddit in 2017, we anticipated this was a move to finally join the likes of Samsung, Garmin and Fitbit

The Apple Watch can already track your steps, heart rate and location. It soon may be able to monitor your sleep , too.

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According to a report on Monday from 9to5Mac, Apple is preparing to add a new feature to the Watch that will allow it to monitor your sleep. Codenamed "Burrito" the new feature will be able to measure the quality of its wearer's rest using the wearable's various sensors and inputs, including tracking your movement, heart rate and "noises." The information would be accessible through the Health app on an iPhone or in a "new Sleep app for the Apple Watch."

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The Apple Watch might get sleep tracking soon. Reports suggest the feature will be called Time in Bed tracking , and will include Apple Watch sleep tracking will naturally require enough battery life, and for the device to be worn during the night. While Apple Watch owners typically charge their

Apple wants to use its Apple Watch to help you track your sleep quality and hopefully improve it. In addition to the new sleep - tracking features, 9to5Mac reports that Apple will also tinker with the way its Earlier this year, Apple was granted a patent that would add a camera to its so-far camera-less

The feature will be able to turn off an alarm if it senses you've already woken up before the alarm was set to go off. 9to5Mac, quoting unnamed sources inside Apple, also reports that the Watch will have a "silent alarm" feature that will only vibrate on the Apple Watch, as opposed to playing a sound on the Watch or an iPhone.

Those with multiple Apple Watches will be able to choose one for sleep tracking, allowing their other Watch to be charged overnight. A new complication, or watch face widget, will also be available for quickly checking sleep performance.

It is unclear if Apple will be making this a new feature on a Series 5 version or if it will come as an update to existing devices.

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Apple is said to be testing a sleep tracking app for a future Apple Watch , according to a new report today filed by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Rival smartwatches from the likes of Fitbit have long touted sleep - tracking capabilities, but Apple 's watchOS has never offered a native sleep tracking

Unlike some smartwatches, the Apple Watch doesn’t have a native sleep trackng app. That’s about to change, it seems. So, the predicted arrival of sleep tracking on the Apple Watch is something to be welcomed.

While potentially a first for the Apple Watch, Apple does have some background in sleep tracking, having acquired Beddit, the maker of a $150 device that goes between your sheet and mattress to monitor your vitals as you sleep, in 2017.

The company is rumored to be planning new titanium and ceramic variants of the Watch potentially for as soon as next week's press event at its headquarters, but it is similarly unknown if those new case options will have more powerful internals or are just a design refresh.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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