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Fitbit Heart Study

Fitbit Launches Large-Scale Study To See If Its Wearables Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Fitbit launched a large-scale study, which aims to validate the use of its wearables to help detect atrial fibrillation, or AFib, the most common form of heart rhythm irregularity. Called the Fitbit Heart Study, it’s part of the Company’s broader strategy to make easy-to-use tools that accelerate the detection of a range of conditions more […]
Verily iRhythm partnership for Afib

Alphabet and iRhythm Partner Up to Develop Health Management Solutions for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Wearable heart monitor company iRhythm is collaborating with Alphabet’s health company Verily on unspecified new technology that will monitor people at risk for atrial fibrillation (Afib). Afib is a common form of irregular heart rhythm that is linked with strokes and other serious health problems. This partnership brings together iRhythm’s expertise in AI based arrhythmia […]
B Secur EKG wellness

CES 2019: B-Secur Introduces EKG Authentication and Wellness Algorithms at the Pepcom Digital Experience!

EKG biometrics innovator B-Secur officially introduced its collection of powerful EKG authentication and wellness algorithms, HeartKey, at the 2019 Pepcom Digital Experience! The technology has potential applications in the automotive and wearable technology. Through partnerships with Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Cypress Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductors, B-Secur will make this technology available in vehicles, top fitness […]
Apple Watch ECG

Apple Watch ECG App and Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification Now Available

The ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification on Apple Watch 4 is now officially available. The ECG app enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from their wrist, capturing heart rhythm in a moment when they experience symptoms like a rapid or skipped heart beat and helping to provide critical data to physicians, announced […]