October 22, 2020
Last week Garmin launched its new scale, dubbed Index S2, which is able to send weight and health data to a connected app.
In addition to body weight, users can tap into the scale for insights on body fat percentage, BMI, skeletal muscle mass, bone mass and body water percentage. Users can also see their weight trends over time, as the screen can show a graph of the last 30 days.
All of the...
October 12, 2017
Welch Allyn, a vital signs monitoring technology company, now will offer its Internet of Things home medical devices as part of Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring platform.
The Welch Allyn Home 1700 Series Blood Pressure Monitor with SureBP technology and Welch Allyn Home Weight Scale now will be offered as standard peripherals with Honeywell Life Care Solution’s Genesis Touch remote patient...
June 20, 2017
As promised, Nokia has officially launched its suite of consumer digital health tools that formerly lived under the Withings name. Along with the connected scale, blood pressure monitor, thermometer and activity tracker, Nokia has also released a digital program for chronic condition management called the Patient Care Platform and an updated version of the Health Mate app.
The technology company...
February 26, 2017
Nokia is set to launch the rebranded Withings suite of consumer digital health tools this summer, including connected scales, blood pressure monitors, thermometers and activity trackers, which will all be under the Nokia name. At the same time, the company will debut the Patient Care Platform for chronic condition management and release an updated version of the Health Mate app, altogether...
December 3, 2015
Less than a year after Under Armour and HTC announced a partnership to create digital health products for athletes, a report has surfaced that the companies plan to launch a smart scale, according to AndroidHeadlines.
A listing in the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's registered device database indicated that the two companies may be working together to develop a smart scale, called UA Scale, ...
May 6, 2015
Japanese medical device company Omron Healthcare has unveiled two new smartphone-connected devices, a blood pressure monitor and a weight scale.
These offerings are designed to be used as part of a telemedicine program -- the products are listed on Omron's new Global Telehealth Portal website, which launched this month.
"These easy to use devices allow chronically ill patients the freedom to...
April 16, 2015
Weight Watchers is recruiting for a randomized control trial that will test the addition of a connected scale into its online weight loss intervention, according to a posting on ClinicalTrials.gov.
The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island will play host to a six-month double blind study that will compare Weight Watchers' online program with and without the addition of an electronic scale...
November 4, 2014
Steward Health Care System's President Dr. Mark Girard, who spoke at the Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit in Boston this week, discussed how Steward's facilities use digital health tools to manage their patient populations.
According to Girard, there are two fundamental processes in healthcare, information flows and people flows. The ideal, he said, is for both processes to be happening at...
September 30, 2014
Mountain View, California-based Bellabeat has announced three new products for expecting mothers. The products include a redesigned smartphone-enabled fetal monitor, called Bellabeat Shell, an activity tracker, called Bellabeat Leaf, and a connected scale, called Bellabeat Balance.
All three new devices are meant to not only help a woman while she is pregnant, but also transition her into life as...