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Kinpo Electronics Inc. Acquired EU Medical Certificate for Wearable ECG Monitor – BC1 Patch

2 Jun

Globally, CVD is the number 1 cause of death; which represents 30% of global death. Kinpo Electronics Inc. provisioned future burden caused to people. Being one of the top EMS manufacturers, Kinpo Electronics Inc. has developed a solution for CVD prevention. (more…)

Fitbit’s Upcoming Smartwatch Is Reportedly Plauged with All Sorts of Issues

3 May

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Fitbit is reportedly coming up with a brand new smartwatch of its own. However, where the company needs a solid product that can take it out of all the trouble it ha recently found itself landed in, the new smartwatch is reportedly more issues than product at this point. (more…)

Fitbit Announces Global Availability of Alta HR, the World’s Slimmest Fitness Wristband with Continuous Heart Rate Tracking

31 Mar

Fitbit, the leader in the connected health and fitness market, announced the availability of Fitbit Alta HR™ starting today at major retailers across the globe. (more…)

MyKronoz Makes Baselworld Tick with ZeTime

28 Mar

Swiss wearable brand MyKronoz has announced it will showcase ZeTime, the first fully hybrid smartwatch, at the world’s most prestigious watch show, Baselworld (Stand D31, Hall 2.2). (more…)

Fitbit Reportedly Plans to Layoff as Much as 10% of Its Workforce, Courtesy of Weak Q4 Earnings

1 Feb

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The fitness band and health-tracking ecosystems have been booming considerably when compared to smartwatches. As per the recent IDC report, Fitbit continues to dominate the wearable market with a massive 23 percent market share. But, the company is struggling to keep its financials in check. Thus, the company’s fourth quarterly earnings report will not only see it disclose disappointing numbers but also lay off up to 10 percent of its staff as well. (more…)

Fossil Announces New Hybrid Smartwatch and Extends Its Fossil Q Line at 2017 CES

6 Jan

Following the successful launch of its wearables line in fall 2015, Fossil unveils its newest Q addition—slim hybrid smartwatches—along with colorful and unique new designs to the existing hybrid smartwatch collection. (more…)

Pebble Says Its e-Paper Smartwatches Won’t Be Phased Out through 2017

16 Dec

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Post the acquisition of Pebble by fitness wearable maker Fitbit, the fanboys of the former had taken to the interwebs to voice their concerns over the fate of devices they own. And this has been one of the bigger questions on everyone’s mind because the latter had bought Pebble for only their patents, tech and software assets. (more…)

Life’s Better with a Coach–Announcing iFit Coach, The First Ever Smart Health Hub for Personalized Exercise, Nutrition, Activity and Sleep

13 Dec

Announcing iFit Coach, the first ever mobile smart coach to connect, monitor and dynamically adjust four key pillars of fitness: exercise, nutrition, activity and sleep. The mobile experience links consumers with the expertise of personal trainers, registered dietitians and sleep coaches to provide a customized daily plan, and is available now. (more…)

Fitbit Still Continues to Dominate Wearable Market in Q3’16, Apple Watch Sales Slump: IDC

7 Dec

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The overall growth of the wearables market continued even in the third quarter of 2016, mentions a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). With a 3.1 percent year-on-year increase in market share, the shipments amounted to a total of 23 million in the said quarter. (more…)

Matrix Launches PowerWatch, World’s First Smartwatch that Never Needs Charging

19 Nov

Matrix Industries unveiled the Matrix PowerWatch, the world’s first smartwatch that uses thermoelectric technology so you never have to recharge or replace its battery. Launched on Indiegogo, the device employs breakthrough nano-materials, advanced thermal engineering, and the latest in low power electronics to run exclusively off heat generated from the body. It also uses this technology to measure calories burned and show power generated from the body. (more…)