Apple Watch could gain glucose monitoring features by 2022

An SEC filing for UK startup Rockley Photonics has revealed a significant relationship with Apple, one that could result in the introduction of blood sugar monitoring functions to the Apple Watch as soon as 2022.

Rockley Photonics is a UK-based company that designs sensors for monitoring a person’s blood using infrared light. The sensors are said to be capable of monitoring elements normally possible using medical or specialized equipment, including monitoring blood glucose and alcohol levels.In an SEC filing first reported by the UK’s Telegraph, Rockley is preparing to go public in New York, and has revealed details about its financial relationships. According to the document, Apple is identified as one of its “few large customers.”

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