Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets blood pressure monitoring feature
Finally, Samsung has added Blood pressure monitoring feature in Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatch, now this feature available in South Korea. According to SamMobile, the feature is rolling out now, available to all Galaxy Watch Active 2 users with the latest firmware update. The company announced this feature back in April, after Samsung received certification from South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) to release an over-the-counter and cuffless blood pressure monitoring application.
How to use ?
The Galaxy Watch Active2 users have to calibrate their smartwatch before being able to monitor their blood pressure. Once the process completed, the smartwatch will use pulse analysis from the data it receives from its sensors, analyse the relationship between the calibrated value and blood pressure change to determine the user’s blood pressure. The company said that the calibration will have to be repeated every four weeks for optimum accuracy. The measurement results will synced with the Samsung Health Monitor app, where users can track the data.