At Tuesday's, the tech company revealed updates to its Apple Watch and added fall detection for bike riding.
The update is part of reflect time spent moving versus stationary, like waiting at a stoplight."which Apple says will also help your watch automatically pause when you stop cycling, and then resume when you start again, which will "more accurately
WatchOS 8 will also be more, and it comes with an improved algorithm for tracking calories. The algorithm, Apple says, will more accurately track a workout by determining whether someone is using a pedal-assist feature on a bike or only using their leg power.
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The emphasis on catching spills by cyclists adds to the existingof Apple Watch that's been around for a while. If the Apple Watch doesn't detect movement for about a minute, the watch will send an alert and call emergency services if you don't respond. This feature will be available on September 20, as part of Watch OS 8.
The updates to the device's health features come the same day Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 7, which has a larger, brighter always-on Retina display. It's also more durable than previous models and has a waterproof rating of WR50, which means it should be or while swimming.
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