Apple devices could someday save your life by smelling your sweat


Continuing with its emphasis on health, Apple has filed a couple of patents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via AppleInsider) related to technology that could keep iPhone and Apple Watch users healthy. The first patent application, titled “Compact Particulate Material Sensor,” would allow an Apple device to “smell” for pollutants in the air that cannot be clearly detected by the human eye. These particles could be inhaled by humans, leading to respiratory distress.
Apple says that it could equip a device with a compact particulate material sensor …

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