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....
December 23, 2014
Sleep monitoring company Bam Labs raised $3.5 million according to an SEC filing. The company has never formally announced rounds of funding or its investors, but previous SEC filings dating back to 2006 add up to $17 million in a combination of equity, debt, and security. The current round would bring total funding to $20.5 million.
Bam Labs makes a "smart bed" system consisting of a touch-free...
November 5, 2014
Helsinki-based sleep tracker company Beddit announced that its Beddit Sleep Monitor is now available in 1,000 Bed, Bath and Beyond stores across the US.
“There is a lot of excitement around wearables and tracking sensors,” Beddit CEO Lasse Leppakorpi said in a statement. “But while other devices are still in the speculative stages, we’re already manufacturing and retailing our devices around the...
March 13, 2014
A new report from Frost and Sullivan on the sleep diagnostic market suggests that the makers of digital health sleep devices might have reason to be optimistic.
According to the report, the combined US and European market for clinical and ambulatory sleep disorder diagnostic devices was worth $96.5 million in 2013 and is expected to hit $125.8 million in 2017. The report doesn't include consumer-...
January 14, 2014
Mattress maker Sleep Number has announced a smart bed, called x12, in partnership with sleep tracker maker Bam Labs. Prices for the bed will start at $7,999.99, according to the company.
Bam Labs' sleep tracker product has formerly only been used in hospital bed systems.
Sleep Number's mattress uses technology called SleepIQ to track and monitor each person's sleep, show what kinds of comfort...
October 1, 2012
In remotely installing a software upgrade for all of its U.S. customers, the maker of a "smart bed" system for hospitals and post-acute rehab facilities, claims to have developed the country's first application that biometrically validates bed position changes through a secure, cloud-based monitoring platform.
The new Position Change feature from BAM Labs, Campbell, Calif., an optional feature in...
November 9, 2011
Bam Labs aims to make health monitoring easier for people while they sleep. Notably, the company's sensor is not wearable, but it tracks heart rate, breathing, and movement during sleep, and the company says it can even diagnose sleep apnea -- all from a mattress pad located beneath the user.
MedGadget notes that the Bam Labs device was designed by former Apple employees. It is intended for use...