Tinder Apple Watch app uses heart-rate monitor to automate ‘hot or not’ matching

If you use Tinder and all that swiping left or right is just too much effort, help is on the way. Digital agency T3 used the Apple Watch SDK to automatically detect which photos you find hot by measuring heart-rate changes.

If your heart-rate increases when looking at a photo, the app marks it as a match; if it decreases, it dismisses the photo.

We tend to agree with TNW that the company may want to come up with an alternative name before Hands-free Tinder makes its way to the App Store “soon” …