New York (USA): «Middle East Online»
Apple is looking at ways to develop its AirPods so that they function as hearing aids used by the hard of hearing, and measure body temperature.
According to internal documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal, the move by Apple came after the US federal government decided to relax regulations on entities and entities that can sell hearing aids.
The documents indicated that “Apple” is currently working on developing prototypes for “AirPods” that record the user’s basic body temperature from inside his ear and treat the problem of hearing impairment, in addition to performing its usual role in listening to music and making calls.
The same documents also pointed out that the new devices will contain motion sensors to monitor a person’s sitting position and warn him if he is sitting in a way harmful to his body.
And the “Wall Street Journal” indicated that the lack of the “Airpods” headphones with a long battery life may make them a bad option for some who want to use them as hearing aids, as the battery usually works for only 24 hours and then needs to be charged, while the headphones used by Before the hard of hearing, the battery lasts from 3 days to 22 days at most, depending on the model, type of battery and how often it is used.
This report comes with mounting speculation that Apple will unveil new AirPods next week.