Samsung is increasing its Well being Monitor app to 31 new countries, together with 28 European international locations, and folks in these international locations will have the ability to use the app with a Galaxy Watch 3 or Galaxy Energetic 2 smartwatch to take electrocardiogram (EKG) and blood stress readings.
Samsung says the app was granted a CE marking in December, which means that it complies with relevant laws in Europe and might be provided within the European Financial Space.
Right here is the complete record of nations in Europe that may quickly have the ability to get the app: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Eire, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. It’ll even be obtainable in Chile, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates quickly.
To have the ability to take an EKG or blood stress measurement, you’ll must have the Samsung Well being Monitor app put in in your Galaxy smartphone and on a Galaxy Watch 3 or Galaxy Energetic 2. Samsung says the app replace that allows the options will start rolling out on February 4th, although the corporate notes that availability “could fluctuate by market and provider.”
Apple launched the flexibility to take an EKG with the Apple Watch Sequence 4 in 2018, although Apple Watches nonetheless can’t natively monitor blood stress.