Wesley Smith, Head of Health Sales in North America for Samsung, tells iMedicalApps about his company’s new focus on B2B over its legacy B2C business.
Tag: mobile health devices
The Lark Original and Lark Pro are devices which monitor sleep patterns, gently nudge users awake, and offer personalized advice on how to improve sleep patterns. Lark CEO Julia Lu told TechCrunch the company has sold “tens of thousands” of its devices, with 73 percent of users purportedly experiencing improvement after using Lark Pro for just one month. The company has now officially launched a daytime compliment to their sleep monitor, the Larklife, which shares many features with leading activity monitors like Nike Fuelband.
Fitbit and Fitbug both introduce new Bluetooth Smart enabled activity monitors to power personalized fitness.
Australian digital health startup iSonea raises $1.05 million to continue development of their mobile asthma management system.
Boston-based Rest Devices has developed a really cool onesie with embedded sensors made using a 3D printer to quantify babies sleep.
The Jawbone UP is a useful activity tracker that launched with much fanfare, but its defective hardware gave time for its competitors to steal its thunder.
Striiv announces its second generation Smart Pedometer with the new Activity Motivation System, which will be available at Best Buy retailers.
In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.
The Fitbit Ultra is a straightforward and solidly performing activity tracker that offers the most accurate and fully-featured data collection among its competition.
The Nike FuelBand takes a simple yet trendy approach in fitness tracking that should prove popular among enthusiasts, but suffers from a lack of diet and sleep quality tracking.
March is here, and that means nicer weather along with March Madness! Because we know you have busy lives (along with a lot of basketball to watch) we have condensed for you our top, favorite posts of March thus far. For this installment, we discuss everything from the new iPad to ways you can take an idea for a healthcare app and turn it into a reality. We also look at ways social media is influencing various aspects of patient care.
Apple adds Bluetooth 4.0 to the iPad, the fourth consumer product out of Cupertino with the technology embedded, signaling the future of the wireless consumer.