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How to Check Your BAC on the BACtrack Apple Watch

19 May, 2022

Checking the blood alcohol level before driving is crucial to be safe and minimise safety risks. A breathalyser is a useful device that estimates a person’s Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) or intoxication level. It analyses the sample breath to determine how much alcohol is in the system. Moreover, breathalysers can deliver fast results, helping you make informed decisions. Devices from Breathalysers New Zealand offer reliable breath tests using advanced sensor technologies. Many individuals and industries trust the BACtrack breathalysers to measure the BAC level accurately. Today, you can monitor your alcohol level from your wrist through the BACtrack Apple Watch. The BACtrack merges advanced fuel cell sensors and wireless technology for more efficient alcohol testing

Many people engage in alcohol consumption as a pastime activity. Alcohol helps people relax or unwind at moderate levels. However, excessive amounts can quickly turn the euphoric effects of alcohol into severe impairments. Breathalysers New Zealand offers accurate BAC tests through the robust BACtrack breathalysers. Likewise, modern devices such as Bluetooth-capable breathalysers allow you to access your BAC results on your smartphone directly. Featuring the BACtrack for Apple Watch is the new, smart way to manage your alcohol consumption. With the BACtrack app for Apple Watch, you may take a breath test and conveniently view your BAC from your wrist. In addition, you do not need to take your mobile phone out every hour to monitor your BAC.

Checking the Alcohol Concentration with the BACtrack Apple Watch

Facilitating an alcohol breath test with the BACtrack for Apple Watch is easy. The BACtrack App is compatible with the Apple smartwatch, helping you monitor your BAC level efficiently. Likewise, the app fully integrates with the Apple Health kit to conveniently track vital stats, including the alcohol level. First, pair the smartphone breathalyser with the Apple Watch via Bluetooth. Then, you may follow these simple steps to begin testing:

  • Launch the app on the Apple Watch by tapping the BACtrack icon.
  • Turn on the BACtrack Mobile Pro breathalyser. Then, from the app, tap “Take a BAC Test Now”. 
  • Take a deep breath and give a sufficient blow to the mouthpiece as the screen displays “Blow Now”.
  • The breathalyser processes the breath sample and delivers the BAC result to the Apple Watch in 10 to 15 seconds.
  • Swipe the Home screen to switch to a Friend mode.

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Key Features of the BACtrack for Apple Watch

BAC testing becomes easier with the BACtrack app on Apple Watch fully integrated. The extra convenience and accessibility encourage people to test often and be more aware of how alcohol affects their bodies. Additionally, the BACtrack for Apple Watch incorporates the smartphone breathalysers’ functionalities with advanced features. The innovative addition can drastically enhance how people consume alcohol. The key features of the BACtrack Apple Watch include:

  • Test Memory – The app automatically saves the BAC test readings. To access the previous BACs, tap the “View BAC Results” from the main menu. Then, you may scroll through the BAC results and the time you have taken them. The memory function is convenient for tracking the changes in your alcohol level. 
  • Test Notification – This function allows you to take appropriate actions before BAC testing. Click the “Test in 15 Minutes button to start a countdown timer. Then, the app will alert you when it is time to take the test. The waiting period allows the alcohol to dissipate from the mouth and reach the lungs to get the most accurate test results. 
  • Active ZeroLine Technology – The BACtrack smartphone breathalysers has the ZeroLine technology, which estimates how long the BAC will drop to 0.00%. The new Active ZeroLine is exclusive to the BACtrack Apple Watch app. It shows a continuous countdown of the BAC level at a glance away. 

The BACtrack Smartphone Breathalysers and the BACtrack App Compatibility

The smartphone breathalysers have Bluetooth connectivity to pair with a smartphone wirelessly. The BACtrack for Apple Watch is compatible with the Mobile Pro. Meanwhile, the BACtrack app is compatible with most iOS and Android devices for the BACtrack C6 Keychain and C8 Smartphone breathalysers. In particular, the C6 and C8 offer a dual-mode operation. For example, you may use the breathalyser as a stand-alone device or through the app. In the App mode, the breathalysers send the BAC results directly to your smartphone. You may also store all your test readings and view them in a graph. This feature enables you to see your consumption pattern. Likewise, you may add notes or pictures such as what you ate or drank. The BACtrack will also call an Uber for you. Lastly, you may share your BAC with a family member. 

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The Accuracy of Professional Breathalysers

Effective alcohol breath tests rely on the quality of the device to deliver accurate BAC results. Most alcohol testers at Breathalysers New Zealand employ fuel cell sensor technology to measure the BAC level accurately. The BACtrack’s Xtend fuel cell sensors can trace complete alcohol concentrations expected in the breath from 0.00 to 0.400% BAC. Furthermore, fuel cell breathalysers are specific to ethyl alcohol and do not interact with other substances. Thus, there is less likely to produce false positives, even for people with diabetes. Additionally, fuel cell sensors maintain consistency longer and despite back-to-back tests. It is the same technology that law enforcement use in roadside screening. Therefore, BAC tests are more efficient with the combined pro-grade accuracy of BACtrack breathalysers and the advanced features of the BACtrack Apple Watch app.

BACtrack Apple Watch: Redefining Alcohol Breath Testing

Alcohol affects individuals differently. Some people who have a low tolerance tend to get intoxicated quickly. Meanwhile, others can manage their intoxication despite consuming more amounts. This is because many individuals influence the BAC. The factors that affect the BAC are a person’s weight, age, body fat content, hydration level, food intake, and metabolism rate. Thus, it is crucial to understand how different alcoholic beverages affect you to moderate your intake. In this regard, the BACtrack for Apple Watch offers useful functions for convenient BAC monitoring. The pro-grade accuracy and the Active ZeroLine technology help make informed safety decisions.

Many people had difficulty assessing their sobriety without a monitoring tool such as a breathalyser. The great importance of alcohol testing is determining the BAC level or degree of impairment. The BACtrack for Apple Watch and breathalysers give consistent, accurate results for critical BAC monitoring. Additionally, breathalysers help keep individuals from reaching the legal alcohol limits. For instance, most people tend to slow their consumption when they see their BAC level approaches the legal limit (0.05%). Likewise, a glance at the Apple Watch lets you know how long your BAC level will return to 0.00%. Lastly, breathalysers are proven to deter drink driving and reduce the risks of accidents. You may purchase the BACtrack devices at Breathalysers New Zealand, and download the BACtrack for Apple Watch app for free in Apple Store.

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