AirPods May Soon Be Able To Take Your Temperature and Check Your Hearing

The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is looking into new health features for its earbuds.

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Apple is reportedly looking into ways to expand the health features on AirPods, including offering body temperature readings and hearing checks.

People familiar with the plans told The Wall Street Journal that the proposed features aren’t expected by next year or may never be rolled out to consumers. Documents reviewed by the WSJ show that Apple is already developing AirPods prototypes that can take a user’s temperature from inside the ear, similar to a thermometer.

Documents also showed that Apple could use the buds to sense motion changes in the wearer to monitor posture. The device may also be used to amplify certain sounds or improve hearing, similar to a hearing aid, the WSJ added.

Apple currently has several AirPods on the market, including the AirPods, AirPods Pro, and the over-ear AirPods Max, released in December.

The tech giant is hosting an event on October 18 titled Unleashed, where updates to the existing AirPods and MacBook lineup are anticipated.

In case you missed it, here is everything Apple unveiled at its September Keynote.

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