While Apple has been acquiring talent to bolster its iWatch team at an incredible pace, there is still talent left to be brought into the fold. Today, TechCrunch reports that Basis, a company that makes health-centric smartwatches, is looking to be acquired—and Apple is on the list of companies being courted.
Basis is said to be in talks with other companies as well, and apparently has not settled on an asking price yet. The company has so far been unable to secure an additional round of funding needed to stay afloat, and is thus exploring other potential options.
Basis currently has one device on the market, the Basis Health Tracker, which is said to have some of the most accurate and reliable health data measurements of any comparable product. This could be a huge boon for Apple’s crack team of health and fitness experts, and the Basis technology merged with Apple’s hardware design could yield a solid first step into the wearable market for Cupertino.
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