CES 2015

By Jonah Comstock December 23, 2015
Every year in January at CES in Las Vegas, consumer electronics companies hype the products they hope to release in the year to come. But a lot can happen over the course of a year, and these devices don’t always find their way to market. For the past several years we’ve rounded up the health-related product announcements at CES, and last year we published our first “where are they now” roundup...
By Brian Dolan January 9, 2015
Health devices were a bigger deal at CES last year: After compiling a thorough roundup of health device news from CES 2015, the MobiHealthNews team has concluded that last year's event had bigger and more novel launches. While 2014 was the year that big consumer technology companies debuted health devices and a majority of CES attendees seemed to discover digital health for the first time, this...
By Jonah Comstock January 8, 2015
Qualcomm's 2net Hub Qualcomm Life announced two major partnerships at CES15 this year: one with pharmaceutical company Novartis and the other with pharmacy chain Walgreens. Novartis selected Qualcomm Life as a partner for its global Trials of the Future program, in which Novartis is endeavoring to use more mobile technology in its clinical trials and to provide connectivity for future Novartis...
By Jonah Comstock January 8, 2015
BlackBerry and NantHealth are working together to create the second generation of NantHealth's HBox, a portable device that captures and transmits secure medical data between the patient, doctor and hospital. It will use technology from QNX Software Systems, a subsidiary of BlackBerry. “With HBox, we have created a ‘human signal’ capturing device that automatically and securely transmits, through...
By Jonah Comstock January 8, 2015
It's looking increasingly like Baltimore, Maryland-based athletics apparel company Under Armour wants to give Apple HealthKit a run for its money. At CES, the company announced a partnership with Android device maker HTC as well as a new app for integrating other fitness apps and devices called UA Record. "Mobile innovation has completely changed people’s lives in recent years, making us more...
By Aditi Pai January 7, 2015
By The MobiHealthNews Team Digital health and fitness devices were, yet again, a dominant topic at CES 2015. Companies showed off a number of activity trackers, sleep devices, an oral health tracker, connected weight scales, and a few adhesive temperature devices. This year, while quite a few companies unveiled new digital health offerings, others demo'd products that built on existing devices....