A Brilliant Use For Smartwatches That Could Save Lives

August 18, 2017

Forget the Apple Watch — that’s what the man behind a potentially lifesaving app for people with epilepsy did. Ryan Clark, a video game developer, has created an app for the popular Pebble smartwatch that can detect when a user is experiencing an epileptic seizure and can notify selected contacts. The basic idea, as noted by New Scientist on Tuesday, is to use the watch’s built-in accelerometer to identify movement…