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Samsung unveils health wristband

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Samsung has unveiled a prototype wristband that can be fitted with third-party sensors to gather a range of health data about the wearer's body.

It also discussed plans to store and share the information to offer insights to both the user and researchers.

The Simband device and Sami (Samsung Architecture Multimedia Interactions) platform were announced at a press event held in San Francisco.

The BBC's Richard Taylor spoke to Samsung president Young Sohn about the product.

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