30.7 F
Denver
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • News

New York doctor sues Apple over watch’s heart monitoring technology

Must Read

Hands-on with the Hyper GaN Stackable USB-C charger [Video]

Last year Hyper launched the world’s smallest 100W USB-C charger thanks to its implementation of GaN technology. Now the company is back with an even more compact and functional way to power up your devices with the HyperJuice GaN Stackable Charger. Follow along for a hands-on look as well as how to get 50% off…

Elon Musk and SpaceX launch Starlink satellite broadband amid pandemic

In vast swaths of the United States and the world, there are millions of people who don’t have reliable internet access. These unconnected people aren’t just in far-flung places like rural America or New Zealand or sub-Saharan Africa, either. There are plenty of people living in dense city centers who struggle to access affordable broadband.…

Epic Games Acquires Kids’ Technology Platform SuperAwesome

12:08 PM PDT 9/25/2020 by Trilby Beresford Rachel Luna/Getty Images; Courtesy of SuperAwesome Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney; SuperAwesome co-founder and CEO, Dylan Collins The company allows developers to create safer digital experiences for children on the internet. Fortnite maker Epic Games on Friday revealed the acquisition of SuperAwesome, a technology platform that…
Ethelyn Bryehttp://cyanosaur.com
Ethelyn Brye is an award-winning author and blogger. Growing up in Switzerland and influenced by renowned Swiss design and a lot of fresh mountain air, she attended and completed design studies in Geneva. Post graduation she moved to Washington State to work for a design firm, but her love of writing brought her to Cyanosaur. She's highly interested in strategy rpgs, mountain climbing, board games with friends and skiing. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her lovely cat Armstrong.

New York University cardiologist Dr. Joseph Wiesel is suing Apple over a heartbeat-monitoring technology featured on the Apple Watch.Wiesel “invented and perfected a method and device for detecting atrial fibrillation by assessing whether a pulse rate pattern is regular or irregular,” and has been issued five patents related to detecting atrial fibrillation to date, according to the lawsuit.The doctor is accusing Apple of incorporating features of his patented technology, which he has been working on since 1999, on the Apple Watch’s heart-monitoring app with a “willful disregard” of his rights as owner of the patent and “a desire to profit irrespective of U.S. patent laws.”The lawsuit alleges that as early as September 2017, before the fourth version of the Apple Watch was launched, Apple had “indisputable actual knowledge of” Wiesel’s patent, and Wiesel “engaged Apple through numerous letters and claim charts,” detailing the ways in which Apple’s technology infringed on his patent.APPLE WATCH DETECTS IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT IN LARGE US STUDYThe suit further alleges that Apple has “knowledge, understanding and appreciation” of Wiesel’s patent rights but has thus far decided to ignore them. It also details the similarities between Wiesel’s patented work and the Apple Watch’s heart-rate monitor.Apple did not immediately respond to FOX Business’s request for comment.GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE The Silicon Valley-based tech giant released a video in December 2018 of users sharing different, personal stories about how the Apple Watch heart monitor saved their lives.”Dr. Wiesel’s patented technology is a critical part of the Apple Watch and is used to drive customer demand,” the lawsuit states.Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams called such technology “an ‘essential’ optical heart sensor of the Apple Watch” during a September 2018 keynote speech, the lawsuit states.Weisel’s lawsuit alleges that for “at least the past two years,” Apple has rejected “all serious offers to discuss a resolution of this dispute” and has not taken “sufficient steps to ensure the non-infringement” of his patent.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESS
Read More

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Hands-on with the Hyper GaN Stackable USB-C charger [Video]

Last year Hyper launched the world’s smallest 100W USB-C charger thanks to its implementation of GaN technology. Now the company is back with an even more compact and functional way to power up your devices with the HyperJuice GaN Stackable Charger. Follow along for a hands-on look as well as how to get 50% off…

Elon Musk and SpaceX launch Starlink satellite broadband amid pandemic

In vast swaths of the United States and the world, there are millions of people who don’t have reliable internet access. These unconnected people aren’t just in far-flung places like rural America or New Zealand or sub-Saharan Africa, either. There are plenty of people living in dense city centers who struggle to access affordable broadband.…

Epic Games Acquires Kids’ Technology Platform SuperAwesome

12:08 PM PDT 9/25/2020 by Trilby Beresford Rachel Luna/Getty Images; Courtesy of SuperAwesome Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney; SuperAwesome co-founder and CEO, Dylan Collins The company allows developers to create safer digital experiences for children on the internet. Fortnite maker Epic Games on Friday revealed the acquisition of SuperAwesome, a technology platform that…

Gaming companies are reportedly the next targets in the US government’s potentially broader Tencent purge

Some of the biggest names in online gaming in the United States have received letters from the U.S. government requesting information about their relationship with the multibillion-dollar Chinese tec…

How America’s war on Huawei may boost Chinese technology

From September 15th the Chinese telecoms giant will no longer be able to buy vital semiconductorsHUAWEI IS ON the ropes. From midnight on September 14th the Chinese technology giant will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without chips it cannot make the smartphones or mobile-network gear on which its business depends. America’s latest…
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -