Apple research defines how new Apple Watch accessibility features could work

Apple Watch will shortly gain AssistiveTouch features such as being able to stop an alarm when the wearer gestures with their hand, and newly-revealed Apple research may have all the details.

Apple Watch will be able to recognise gestures such as clenching a handApple Watch will be able to recognise gestures such as clenching a hand

The forthcoming AssistiveTouch for Apple Watch is intended as an accessibility feature, specifically helping users who have upper body difficulties. However, the new ability to use Apple Watch without touching the displays or controls is going to be a boon for all users.

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