Blood pressure (also know as BP) is the culprit to numerous chronic diseases.
It is because of this fact that Samsung is integrating its hardware with the latest software innovations, so that people don’t needs to go to the hospital every time they need to do a minor checkup.
The Monitor App
The Monitor app is an Android application that when used with Samsung Galaxy Active smartwatches will enable you to monitor your health and fitness.
Previously, if you wish to blood pressure with Galaxy Active watch, you need to calibrate the watch using My BP Lab app , a research program designed by UCSF.
But now, with Samsung own Monitor app, you can do this without help for third parties.
Samsung in a post in the Samsung newsroom said and I quote
Samsung Health Monitor app has been cleared by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), as a Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), making it a government-cleared, over-the-counter and cuffless blood pressure monitoring application.
They further added
The Samsung Health Monitor app, when paired with advanced sensor technology on the Galaxy Watch Active2, enables you to easily and more conveniently measure and track your blood pressure.
Samsung Galaxy Active 2 Watch
The Samsung Monitor app need to be used with Galaxy Active 2 or newer watches if you want to check your blood pressure.
As Galaxy Active 2 smartwatch is set to be released before the end of September 2020, Samsung says that this Active 2 watch comes with more sensitive and accurate sensors.
So the watch will be able to allow you monitor your blood pressure and heart rate more accurately.
The information that the watch will provide will help anyone monitor their health on the go and so, the will be able to make more informed decisions that will lead to healthier lives.
How to Check Blood Pressure on Samsung Galaxy Watch.
The video below is Samsung own tutorial on how you can use the Monitor app along with the to be released Galaxy Active 2 watch to check your blood pressure.
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