October 23, 2013
Fertility tracker Ovuline raised $1.1 million from repeat investors Lightbank Ventures, LionBird Ltd, Bullet Time Venture, CEO Paris Wallace told MobiHealthNews. This brings the company's total announced funding to $2.5 million.
"We're going to continue the commercialization of our fertility product and continue to build and launch our pregnancy product in the next few months," Wallace said....
August 6, 2013
The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has announced the official launch of its Wired for Health mobile trial, which had begun recruiting last month, when the Institute brought on Dr. Steven Steinhubl as director of digital medicine.
"We are excited to embark on one of the first robust, cross-industry studies using multiple mobile medical sensors to determine whether we can lower...
November 6, 2012
Mountain View, California-based iHealth Labs announced today the launch of a suite of smartphone-enabled health monitors, which are mostly updates of devices that were already available from the company, a subsidiary of China-based medical device company Andon Health.
Best Buy has already begun stocking the Bluetooth-enabled devices, which include the iHealth Wireless Body Analysis Scale, the...
October 18, 2011
iHealth announced this week the US availability of its wireless connected Digital Scale. The scale allows users to transmit their weight information via Bluetooth to iOS devices, where they can use a free app to track weight data over time with charts and graphs. The suggested retail price for the scale is $69.95.
MobiHealthNews broke the news about the device in September, along with an iHealth...
September 8, 2011
iHealth told MobiHealthNews this week that it plans to launch two new products, the iHealth Digital Scale and iBaby Monitor. A separate company called iBaby, a partner of iHealth's, created the baby monitoring device.
The products join iHealth's BP3 Blood Pressure Monitoring System as competitors to Withing's connected device offerings.
The iHealth Digital Scale records and uploads a users'...
June 22, 2011
Withings announced this week that their Blood Pressure Monitor receieved FDA approval and was shipping immediately. Today, competitor iHealth announced an aggressive push into expanding their BP3 Blood Pressure Monitoring System into multiple national retail chains. Both devices feature blood pressure monitoring via free applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
iHealth received FDA...
January 5, 2011
Withings, which developed the WiFi-connected weight scales WiScale, has announced two new products: a blood pressure monitor and a baby monitor that both connect to Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Each device will feed collected data into their own respective apps. The Withings Blood Pressure Monitor helps users test, track, graph and share their blood pressure...