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Future AirPods may check your posture and temperature, according to a new study

Future AirPods may check your posture and temperature, according to a new study

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple may be considering adding health features to its AirPods.

Citing people familiar with the plans, the Journal reported that Apple is studying ways to enhance hearing, take body temperature, and monitor posture.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Bringing these capabilities to AirPods would be Apple's latest push into health care. Apple might include a thermometer and blood pressure monitor to upcoming Apple Watches, according to The Journal, and is also considering how to use the iPhone to detect depression and cognitive decline.

Apple is set to host another product launch on Oct. 18th.

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