We know Apple CEO Tim Cook loves his Nike (s nke) FuelBand. And the fitness-tracking wristband seems to be inspiring how the company is thinking about its own wearable device: it’s begun hiring several experts in health tech.
As first reported by 9to5Mac, Apple(s AAPL) has been bringing on board experts in sensors that monitor the human body. They’re from companies like AccuVein, C8 MediSensors and Senseonics.
The report doesn’t name specific hires from AccuVein — which makes medical devices that can help detect a person’s veins from outside the body — but said Apple has recruited scientists from there.
Two specific names that were reported:
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