Traditional blood pressure measuring methods can be cumbersome and difficult to track. Samsung is hoping to make the process much easier with its Galaxy Watch Active 2 and the Samsung Health Monitor app.

In a post to the Samsung Newsroom, it was announced that the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drugs Safety (MFDS) has given the Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) label to the Samsung Health App. This allows for cuffless blood pressure monitoring by the Galaxy Active Watch 2 when paired with the app. While the watch is compatible with iOS and Android devices, the blood pressure feature will only work when paired with a Samsung Galaxy phone.

Samsung has packed its wearable with a multitude of sensors that can give accurate readings once you calibrate them with a traditional blood pressure cuff. The watch can measure blood pressure using pulse wave analysis utilizing the built-in…

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