A project of an MIT professor involves a device that could wirelessly track everything from breathing to walking, with nothing to wear or carry around.
This means that the agency will consider AliveCor's technology on an accelerated clearance track.
The Bluetooth-connected device helps medical & veterinary professionals with diagnosis and management of heart and lung disease.
The sleep sensor is placed under the mattress from where it can track sleep cycles, and return back results to the Nokia Health Mate app.
The device takes the negative experience of stepping on a traditional scale and transforms it into a positive experience.
The company will continue to make connected apparel, and will also keep working on its suite of health and fitness apps.
Called iEAT, it is still work in progress, but once ready -- it will be able to do its magic within just 10 minutes.
If Fitbit can do it, so can Garmin; the wearable packs contactless payments and support for third-party apps.
The new products could help the Korean company capture a portion of the premium wearables market.
The low-cost device is capable of testing for certain diseases like the flu, bacterial infections and even cancer.