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By Jonah Comstock 10:59 am November 17, 2014
Self-tracking data from wearable devices has gradually become important to your doctors, your employer, and your health insurer. Now it seems your lawyer wants in, too. Vivametrica, a Canadian company that uses a device-agnostic platform to collect and analyze activity data for healthcare providers and employers, launched a new service for personal injury lawyers. Quantified data from the...
By Aditi Pai 06:14 am June 16, 2014
Activity tracker shipments reached 2.35 million and outsold smartwatches four to one in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from ABI Research. Fitbit is still the market leader, but coming in second to Fitbit is Garmin, followed by Nike and then Jawbone. ABI predicts that in the second quarter, Fitbit might face more competition from Samsung's Gear Fit. “Activity trackers are...
By Aditi Pai 07:59 am February 25, 2014
Samsung Electronics announced a partnership with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) last week to "accelerate validation and commercialization of promising new sensors, algorithms, and digital health technologies" that will be used in preventive health offerings. The new lab will be called the UCSF-Samsung Digital Health Innovation Lab. Technologies that will be brought to the lab...