Garmin pulse oximeter

Garmin’s acquisition of FirstBeat Analytics will help sharpen its product offerings

Garmin acquired FirstBeat Analytics to bring new capabilities and analytics features for Garmin wearables including new metrics and reports
Apple's HealthKit

Apple and German Heart Foundation team up around using Apple Watch for dilated cardiomyopathy

Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a heart condition that affects mostly men in their middle ages. The five-year survival rate is about 50% for this...
Apple Mobility Metrics and Healthkit data iOS 14

Apple introduces new Mobility Metrics and other key HealthKit data with iOS 14 and...

The new HealthKit in Apple’s latest iPhone operating system offers exciting features for both users and developers. “We’re energized by the positive impact Apple Watch...
Verily Back to work program

Wearable and tech companies begin positioning back-to-work services for enterprises

Google’s Verily, FitBit, Whoop, and CVS Health are among many technology companies that are spearheading initiatives to provide their health and technology expertise to reopening businesses. 
Fitbyte smart glass for food intake

Attach Fitbyte to any pair of glasses to start tracking your food intake

A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon has patented a smart glass-based food recognition platform on how we think about our eating habits.
Petbiz smart bowl and wearable

A smart dog bowl and a wearable for your pet. Why not?

If your family Fido has been gaining a few pounds of late and is always rushing to the food bowl, you may want to explore a smart food bowl along with an associated wearable.
watchOS 7 health and fitness

Apple introduces new Health and Fitness features via iOS 14 and watchOS 7

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that health could be an area where Apple makes a big play in an interview with CNBC in 2019. "If...
Smart Watch biochemical monitoring

Turn your smartwatch into biochemical monitoring system with special adhesive

UCLA engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade your consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system
prototype of Mudra Band for Apple Watch

Mudra Band introduces cool gesture controls for your Apple Watch

The Mudra Band brings additional gesture controls to your Apple Watch, all from the watch’s band.
Whoop and IBD Flareups

Whoop working towards features to monitor IBD Flareups

Whoop Strap 3.0 has increasingly seen its popularity rise among both serious athletes as well as general health and fitness enthusiasts. Users swear by...

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Apple and Johnson & Johnson to evaluate risks of blood clotting...

Atrial fibrillation (Afib) was made available on the Apple Watch starting with Series 4. Apple’s work with Stanford via Apple Heart Study demonstrated the...