April 30, 2019
Garmin is the latest to throw its hat into the mobile women’s health ring, as this morning the company announced new menstrual cycle tracking to its app-based online fitness service alongside a slew of new Forerunner fitness smartwatches.
Starting today, Garmin Connect users can record their cycle type, symptoms and notes about their personal health. By doing so, the service will begin to predict...
October 27, 2015
Fitness tracking device developer Garmin has unveiled its first smart scale, called Index Smart Scale, to help its users track weight and related metrics.
Garmin is notably late to the smart scale market. Other consumer-focused companies, like Withings, have offered smartphone-connected weight scales since 2009.
“The Index Smart Scale is an exciting addition to the Garmin lineup,” Garmin Vice...
July 29, 2015
Garmin has been in the wearable business since at least 2003, but the company has only been in the highly competitive consumer fitness tracker market -- with its VivoSmart and VivoFit lines -- for a little under a year. And in that time, the company has only managed to capture between 10 and 15 percent of the market, according to their own estimates. Their fitness segment posted a sluggish 5...
January 5, 2015
Garmin has unveiled a new offering for employers, called the Garmin Connect wellness portal, to help them manage their corporate wellness programs.
The portal is powered by the same technology behind Garmin Connect, a direct-to-consumer portal that allows users to sync Garmin activity tracker data, view training plans, and interact with the Garmin Connect community. The employee wellness portal...
October 9, 2014
When it comes to companion apps for connected devices, Fitbit's is the most downloaded in the health and fitness category and the second most downloaded overall. That's according to a newly released report focused on connected devices from mobile analytics company App Annie.
App Annie's analysis wasn't just focused on health or fitness-related devices, the reports includes companion apps for ...