Google has promised that Wear OS will pick up very soon even though it is struggling now as a result of its its health features moreover that why Google bought Fitbit.
Droid Life has learned that an ongoing User Experience Research survey that requires participants explain how they would fix Wear OS, and there’s a strong emphasis on including health features, many of them crucial features.
Although some of them will likely sound familiar if only you’ve seen rival watches. The tech company Google asked users about automatc workout detection, irregular heartbeat alerts (much like you get on an Apple Watch), breathing exercises, reproductive cycle tracking and extensive sleep tracking features that include apnea detection and smart alarms.
It also wanted to know if users are interested in pairing with gym equipment and medical devices. Others are less common, though, such as SPO2 (blood oxygenation) tracking, indoor air quality data and “micro-logging” your activity.
There’s no guarantee Google will implement any new features, let alone all of them. That’s almost beside the point, though. This is really an indication that Google intends to compete more aggressively with Apple, Samsung and others with health-oriented smartwatches, and Fitbit’s know-how could help it get there.