Apple Watch's ECG feature is now more widely available around the world with support for 30 new countries added to the recent watchOS 7.6 software update.
Apple's irregular heart rhythm notification feature on the Apple Watch has received approval from the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods, according to official documents.
The electrocardiogram (ECG) feature is coming to Apple Watch customers in Taiwan on Tuesday, December 15 (Taiwan time), with the upcoming watchOS 7.2 and iOS 14.3 updates.
Apple has created a new version 2 algorithm for the Apple Watch Series 4 and later to measure electrocardiogram (ECG) waves of one's heart via the optical heart sensor.
The Japanese Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment last Friday approved the ECG app on the Apple Watch Series 4 and 5, along with irregular heart rhythm notifications.
Apple Watch’s ECG feature could soon launch for customers in South Korea.
Recent government filings indicate that the useful ECG feature found on the Apple Watch Series 4 and newer could launch in Japan and Brazil next.
At the beginning of March of this year, Apple introduced watchOS 6.2 to the public, which brought irregular heartbeat rhythm and ECG notifications to Chile, Turkey, and New Zealand. And now it's heading to Saudi Arabia.
Health Canada has issued active licenses for the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 following its US debut last December, as well as for the irregular heart rhythm notification feature.
Apple today brought ECG functionality and irregular heart rate notifications to additional markets after debuting these health-focused capabilities in the United States last October.
Apple Watch Series 4 owners can now take an electrocardiogram on their wrist right there and then, thanks to Apple's newly released ECG app which came just yesterday as part of the watchOS 5.1.2 software update, and we went hands-on with it.
Changing the region to United States in your iPhone's settings won't automagically make Apple's new ECG app appear on Apple Watch Series 4 for non-US customers.