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...
August 6, 2020
Health and fitness technology company FitTrack launched today its new smart scale designed for moms-to-be, called FitTrack Beebo.
The maternity scale is programmed with four modes – infant, pregnancy, athlete and general mode – and has 17 different health metrics that it can measure. Beyond telling users their weight and body mass index, the scale measures muscle mass, hydration level, obesity...
July 28, 2020
Withings, a maker of several consumer and B2B connected health devices once owned by Nokia, has announced the close of a $60 million Series B round. The raise was co-headed by Gilde Healthcare, Idinvest Partners and Bpifrance. BNP Paribas Développement, ODDO BHF Private Equity and Adelie Capital also participated.
The company has also appointed a new global medical advisory board that includes Dr...
August 31, 2017
Connected health device company Qardio has unveiled the next generation of QardioBase, the company’s smart scale and body analyzer which originally launched in 2015.
“We see this as an evolution,” Qardio Chief Business Officer Alexis Zervoglos told MobiHealthNews. “The original QardioBase was a product that moved the field forward and we were consistently told that, both by customers and by...
September 2, 2015
San Francisco-based Qardio, which develops smartphone-connected health tracking devices, has made its QardioBase smart scale and body analyzer available for preorder. The device costs $149.99 and its current estimated ship date is later this month.
"With QardioBase, we wanted to create a scale that belonged in a design magazine -- something you didn't hide in a closet," Qardio CTO Rosario...
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...