Samsung Digital Health platform

By Aditi Pai 09:59 am June 8, 2015
Samsung has partnered with China-based payor Ping An Insurance to create a digital health platform, according to the Korea Herald. Samsung and Ping An will combine the payor's health services with Samsung digital health offerings, including the company's heart rate sensing smartphones and smartwatches, as well as Samsung's S Health app. Ping An Insurance has insurance, banking, and financial...
By Aditi Pai 07:57 am November 18, 2014
Last week, Rich Wong, partner at investment firm Accel Partners, said he sees more potential for mobile health apps and devices built on Android platforms than Apple, according to a report from Venture Beat. Wong has been with Accel Partners since 2006 and has invested in Admob and 3LM, which were both acquired by Google; MoPub, which was acquired by Twitter; and Parature, which was acquired by...
By Aditi Pai 07:43 am November 13, 2014
At the Samsung Developer's conference this week, Samsung released the reference design for its wristworn wearable, called Simband, to developers. The company first revealed plans for Simband in May at Samsung's Voice of the Body event. Samsung has embedded several sensors into the Simband, which looks like Samsung's previously launched smartwatches, but the reference design will help developers...
By Brian Dolan 07:21 am November 13, 2014
At the Samsung Developer Conference this week in San Francisco, the South Korean consumer electronics giant revealed much more about its digital health plans, including the names of 24 partners it has been working with -- a dozen commercial partners and a dozen research partners. Samsung's commercial partners for digital health currently include Nike, Aetna, Cigna, Cleveland Clinic, dacadoo,...