«Apple acquired Beddit, a Finnish technology company, back in 2017. Since that time, Apple has been filing patents to improve the Beddit system (01, 02, 03 & more). Beyond Bed apparatus, Apple has launched a sleep app for Apple Watch and iPhone. On Thursday, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple titled «Sleep Staging using Machine Learning.» It’s a patent that medical professionals will appreciate.»

«One of the inventors that worked on this patent was Matt Bianchi MD PhD, Double- Boarded in Neurology and Sleep Medicine currently with Apple Health Technologies. Another listed on the patent is Alexander Chan, Ph.D. in Medical Engineering with a focus in neuroscience that led the Health Technologies Algorithms/Data Science team that develops machine learning and signal processing algorithms to extract health information from sensors for new health/wellness features in new and existing Apple products.»

Article written by Jack Purcher



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