February 9, 2016
Withings has added a new paid software feature to its Health Mate app, an algorithm called Hy-Result that will help patients analyze the blood pressure data they collect from Withings devices.
“With cardiovascular disease being the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year, everyday monitoring blood pressure becomes an increasingly important part of anyone’s...
January 19, 2016
The results are in for the Scripps Translational Science Institute’s Wired For Health study, and there’s no sugar-coating it: they’re disappointing for those working in digital health. The six-month randomized control trial found no short-term benefit in health costs or outcomes for patients monitoring their health with connected devices.
“It was a bit disappointing, but remember, this was the...
June 21, 2013
Last week, Withings commercially launched Pulse, an activity tracker, which the company first announced at CES in January. The tracker is available for pre-order at $99.95 from the company's website.
Pulse is unique among activity trackers in that it can auto-detect when you start running and as the name suggests it can measure your pulse. Nike+ FuelBand is rumored to get a similar pulse...
June 20, 2011
Withings announced this week that they've received FDA clearance for their iOS-compatible blood pressure monitor, allowing for its immediate availability in the US for a $129.99 retail price. The release marks the first time an FDA-approved BP cuff includes direct connectivity with an iOS device. First announced at CES this year, the monitor runs on three AAA batteries and works in conjuction...