June 5, 2014
Where are the HealthKit skeptics? Apple didn't provide a whole lot of meat during its three-minute introduction to its health data aggregation platform, HealthKit, and its consumer-facing companion app, Health. Still, I would have expected more skeptics to come out with a better case against HealthKit's prospects. So far they have mostly just been the expected but weak comparisons to untethered...
June 3, 2014
At its World Wide Developers Conference yesterday, Apple announced two new health tools: a health data tracking platform for developers called HealthKit and a dashboard app for consumers simply called Health. Importantly, the Health app will come preloaded on all new iOS devices and will make its way onto older iOS devices if the user makes the free upgrade to iOS8.
While install base is hardly a...
June 3, 2014
Below is MobiHealthNews' transcript of Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi's presentation about Apple's new health tracking platform HealthKit and its companion app Health. This was just a small part of the iOS8 presentation at the WWDC 2014 event this week:
"Now, something that we all care about: health. Developers have created a vast array of healthcare devices...
June 2, 2014
At Apple's WWDC event, the company announced its rumored native health tracking platform, which we now know to be called HealthKit. Rumors have circulated that the tracking platform would be called HealthBook, though we noted previously that was probably not the official name.
"Developers have created a vast array of healthcare devices and accompanying applications, everything from monitoring...