August 10, 2016
In an effort to turn around the consistent declining revenue and sales, watchmaker Fossil Group is shifting its focus to smartwatches and trackers, effectively trying to rebrand itself as the leader in the industry by embarking on what executives called an “unprecedented launch.”
During a second quarter earnings call with investors and analysts, Fossil CEO Kosta Kartsotis said over the next three...
May 12, 2015
Some 45 percent of US consumers want a health wearable or app that monitors "every aspect" of their health, according to a global survey that included responses from 10,131 consumers across 28 countries. The survey was created by Havas Worldwide and fielded by Market Probe International in March 2015.
Havas also found that among worldwide early adopters, which they call "prosumers...
September 24, 2014
MobiHealthNews has been tracking FDA clearances for smartphone-connected medical devices and standalone apps for many years. So far 2014 has had its fair share -- about two dozen digital health-related FDA clearances have been secured this year. Here's a roundup:
New York City-based Kinsa Health received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Kinsa smart thermometer, which can be used, orally, under-arm,...