Gear S3 Smartwatch Software Update Refines Fitness Tracking, ‘Find My Gear’ Features

Samsung has launched a software update for its Gear S3 smartwatch featuring refined fitness tracking and enhanced security features.

Gear S3 Smartwatch Software Update Refines Fitness Tracking, 'Find My Gear' FeaturesOn the biometric side of things, users now have access to a more intuitive interface in the Samsung Health app in terms of how it breaks down their fitness data. The system divides users’ biometric data into color-coded heart rate zones, indicating different phases of a workout routine by their level of intensity.

As for security, user can add contact information to their Find My Gear function. That means that if a given smartwatch goes missing, a user can lock it remotely, and that contact information will be displayed on the lock screen.

The enhancements arrive alongside a voice command feature for setting alerts in the Reminders app, more readability options for the visually impaired, and various refinements to the user interface.