From smartwatches to Fitness bands, the tech market is being upgraded frequently with the introduction of more unique devices. Leading the race in this smart world. Apple has proposed for Apple Watch update while promoting third-party apps like Slopes, snow, Squaw Alpine, Snocru, and Ski Tracks.
Apple Watch Series 3 update has the new built-in altimeter to determine elevation, which is required to track snowboard and skiing. The third-party apps will determine the metrics like vertical descent, distance, number of runs, average speed, and calories burned. This update was made available to users on Wednesday, which will be applied to Apple Watch Series 3 models running WatchOS 4.2 and other upcoming versions.
With the help of this featured app, you can determine your calorie burn, run count, and speed while using a combination of the altimeter elevation readings, accelerometer, and GPS integrated into the latest Apple Watch models. The new APIs by Apple provides the underlying data with algorithms that are specially optimized for snow sports.
With this user can know how much time was spent on the lift compared to the actual downhill trail. Reports also state that the users will also be able to send active calorie measurements to the Activity app and get credit for filling their rings with another workout. The apps like Slopes and snow also support SiriKit, where you can do your snowboard and skiing workout by using your voice.