June 8, 2011
RunKeeper unveiled this week a new feature called the Health Graph, which allows users to aggregate data from the RunKeeper mobile app with other health and tracking services. Health Graph will allow users to see a unified view of workout data, social interactions, diet, and sleep habits in the aim of tracking and improving ones overall health and fitness. The data is presented in charts and...
November 23, 2010
Digifit, Withings and Zeo announced a "health triad" partnership this week that brings users an online dashboard that includes data from personal wellness devices like Withings' connected scale, Zeo's sleep monitoring device and Digifit Connect accessory wireless transceiver, which communicates with more than 80 different fitness sensors. Users of Digifit's new iPhone app will also be able to...
September 15, 2010
Big day for Google Health: The online health platform announced a new design, new features and a couple of new mobile health apps partners. For the first time, I'm tempted to use it.
"Our new re-design better organizes your medical information, while creating a more welcoming place to set goals for yourself and check in daily on your progress," Google Health Senior Product Manager Aaron Brown...
June 17, 2010
Last month smartphone running app RunKeeper crossed the 2 million download mark, FitnessKeeper's co-founder Michael Sheeley told MobiHealthNews in a recent interview.
"That makes us the number one running app in iTunes and number one for Android as well," Sheeley said. "I don't believe anyone is growing as fast as we are with hundreds of thousands of new users every month. We also have a good...
June 4, 2010
By Ben Rubin, CTO, Zeo
Earlier this year, I spoke at MobiHealthNews' Everywhere Healthcare event at CTIA. One discussion at the event, called "Wireless Operators Eye Healthcare” was fascinating – and I asked an interesting question of the carriers, which I re-state below:
Many devices in my life want to be connected. There are easily 10x and maybe 100x additional connection to be made. The ‘...
June 3, 2010
Mobile fitness app companies RunKeeper and DailyBurn are working to integrate sleep data from personal sleep coach company Zeo into their fitness tracking apps. RunKeeper and DailyBurn are the first apps to take advantage of Zeo's new open API, which enables developers to include a number of sleep-related metrics from Zeo, including total sleep time, amount of deep sleep, amount of REM sleep,...
May 13, 2010
Tuesday, around 3 in the morning, San Diego Padres pitcher Tim Stauffer used his iPhone to self-diagnose (correctly!) his appendicitis. While Stauffer was upstate in San Francisco for an away game, the MobiHealthNews team was down in San Diego for the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance event.
On the first day, the WLSA Investors' Summit, TripleTree and the alliance awarded three companies I Awards:...
May 12, 2010
The more you know, the better you sleep. That's the idea behind Zeo, a personal sleep coach device and service offered by a startup by the same name. While Zeo's setup currently includes a wireless-enabled, sensor-equipped headband and bedside display/alarm clock, in the future that may change, Zeo's President and CEO, Dave Dickinson said during a presentation at the Wireless Life-Sciences...
May 5, 2010
The recent health reform legislation has not provided any short term cost relievers for employers, according to a BusinessWeek report that highlights the growing importance of employee wellness programs to bend the so-called cost curve for healthcare. Unfortunately, the report fails to live up to its subtitle: "Companies are targeting employee fitness to contain health-care costs, creating...
March 24, 2010
Boston-area consumer health startup, Zeo, which offers a personal sleep coach device and service, will unveil its first iPhone app, called myZeo iPhone App at MobiHealthNews' wireless health summit, Everywhere Healthcare, which is co-located at CTIA Wireless 2010 here in Las Vegas.
The myZeo iPhone App will go live on the iPhone's AppStore later this year and it will be free for and exclusive to...