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Fitbit ace for kids

With Fitbit Ace For Kids, Fitbit Now Has Fitness Tracker For Every Member of...

With the announcement of Fitbit Ace, geared towards kids this week, Fitbit now has a health-tracking smartwatch for every member of the family. The Ace is meant to be used by kids 8 and up. The decision goes well with research showing that’s the age when kids tend to become more sedentary. In many ways […]
Financial incentives in ischemic heart disease patients

Financial Incentives, Wearable Tracker Increase Physical Activity in Heart Patients

Patients with ischemic heart disease who used wearable trackers and received financial incentives for meeting physical activity goals had significantly more steps with sustained effects compared to their counterparts who just had the device, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Read more iBeat Announces New Funding for Wearable […]
Fitbit is Trying to Transform Healthcare

How Fitbit is Trying to Transform Healthcare, While Transforming Itself

With the launch of its first product, the Fitbit Tracker, Fitbit has gained a foothold in healthcare. Since its launch in 2007, the San Francisco, CA-based company has been producing activity trackers, wireless-enabled wearable technology devices that measure data such as the number of steps walked, heart rate, quality of sleep, steps climbed, and other […]
hexoskin smart shirt

Hexoskin Smart Shirt Monitors and Records Heart Rate, Breathing and Movement

Hexoskin Smart Shirt developed by Montreal-based health tech company Hexoskin continuously monitors your heart rate, breathing, and movement whether you’re awake or asleep. Pharmaceutical industry needs to speed up adopting new technology. “Monitoring technology in general is a huge blind spot for pharma right now, even if they say they’re looking at it,” says CEO […]
Fitbit shipped million versa watches

Fitbit Has Shipped Over A Million Versa Smartwatches Since April

According to the initial sales figures for Fitbit’s second smartwatch, the company has shipped over a million Fitbit Versa watches since it went on sale in mid-April. This report adds to the encouraging indications by CEO James Park that the Versa watches had the best first-week sell-through of any wearable in the history of the […]
Asus vivowatch bp blood pressure

Asus Unveils VivoWatch BP With Blood Pressure Monitoring, GPS, and More

Asus, Taiwan-based computer and phone hardware and electronics company, previewed its VivoWatch BP smartwatch at the Computex 2018 event. In addition to an integrated GPS in the new VivoWatch, the BP version’s main function is blood pressure monitoring. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in 5 people suffer from high blood pressure, complications […]