How the Apple Watch wants to be the first fitness tracker for people in wheelchairs

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It’s nearly impossible to count all of the fitness trackers on the market; there are ones tailored for hard-core runners, stylish designs pegged for women, even ones that alert you when you’ve been in the sun for too long. But there’s never quite been one developed specifically for those in manual wheelchairs before.

Last month, Apple announced on stage at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference that it was adding a way for wheelchair users to monitor their activity levels, mostly powered by upper body strength used to move the wheels.

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