July 2, 2015
More than 40 percent of US broadband households are interested in receiving medical alerts via a smartphone or another connected platform, according to a report from Parks Associates.
The report, called Smart Home Platforms for Health, assesses the potential for smart home platforms to support connected health offerings.
“About 10 percent of US broadband households have some type of smart home...
April 22, 2015
Colorado startup BurstIQ has raised $250,000 from Colorado Springs-based PV Ventures for its cloud-based data aggregation platform for providers and patients.
“The combination of sensors, mobile, and platform will make healthcare personal again, and it will also generate a lot of sensitive data,” BurstIQ CEO Frank Ricotta said in a statement. “We believe data should be secure and private; that is...
March 25, 2015
Microsoft has updated the Xbox One console's fitness app, called Xbox Fitness, to sync with Microsoft Health, the cloud-based health integration platform that Microsoft launched with the Microsoft Band.
Xbox Fitness launched with Xbox's newest console, Xbox One, in November 2013. By early January 2014, the company reported that nearly 1.5 million people used the fitness app, which offers users ...
October 15, 2014
Denver, Colorado-based Welltok raised $25 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). The company hopes to raise another $12 million by the end of this year. The $25 million brings the company's total funding to at least $72.7 million.
(Correction: This article originally misstated the additional amount Welltok plans to raise this year.)
Existing investors include IBM's Watson Fund...