According to Sethi's LinkedIn page, Gliimpse -- like many startups -- was born of a personal need. In recent months, Apple has acquired HealthKit, CareKit and ResearchKit startups that allow patients, doctors and researchers to access important health and wellness data via a range of mobile devices.
Apple has also released its HealthKit app which helps users monitor personal health and fitness data on iPhone 6. The Cupertino-based company has recently been making a push into artificial intelligence through Siri personal assistant and related technologies. It acquired the machine learning platform Turi for $200 million earlier this month. Apple also bought machine learning and AI startups like VocalIQ and Perceptio and facial recognition startup Emotient, among others.