Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 launched last year it comes with massive features like ECG, female health-tracking, heart rate monitoring, mindfulness, activity tracking, and sleep tracking. Now the latest Galaxy Watch active 2 is receiving a new most wanted feature of medical so-called Blood Pressure monitoring through a Samsung Health Monitor App.
The Korea Samsung Electronics announced that Samsung Health Monitor app has been cleared by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), as a Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), making it a government-cleared, over-the-counter and cuffless blood pressure monitoring application. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 paired with Samsung Health Monitor App and enables you to measure and track your blood pressure.
How Galaxy Watch Active 2 Blood Pressure feature Works?
To measure the blood pressure through a Galaxy Watch Active 2 firstly you need to calibrate the traditional Blood Pressure Monitor cuff with Galaxy Watch Active 2 Smartwatch. So first fit the blood pressure monitor cuff on the arm opposite to your watch hand. After that, when starting the blood pressure monitor and need to enter the calculated reading in the Samsung Health Monitor App. Likewise, up to 3 readings need to be calculated and once done now the Galaxy Watch Active 2 calibrated. Hereafter simply tap Measure on Galaxy Watch Active 2 to calculate your blood pressure anytime, anywhere.
The device actually measures blood pressure through pulse wave analysis, which is tracked with the help of Heart Rate Monitoring sensors. The program then analyzes the relationship between the standard calibration value and the blood pressure change to determine the blood pressure. Also, to ensure accuracy, Samsung insist users to calibrate their Galaxy Watch Active 2 with blood pressure monitor device for at least every four weeks.
Regarding this, Samsung says – Globally, high blood pressure is known to significantly increase your risk of brain, kidney and heart diseases, including stroke and coronary heart disease when not managed properly. By helping users measure and track their blood pressure, the Samsung Health Monitor app gives people greater insight into their health and allows them to make more informed decisions, to lead healthier lives.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 will get this feature by third quarter of this year also, this feature will be expand in the upcoming Galaxy Watch devices. Likewise, it takes a month after the availability of feature for other countries.