It’s no secret that HTC and Under Armour are working together on mHealth devices. We thought they will start their co-operation with an activity band, but last time we checked that product — dubbed HTC Grip — has been postponed for the first quarter of 2016.
Similar connected scales are available from companies like Fitbit, Withings, iHealth and Xiaomi.Meanwhile, the two companies may also be preparing other devices, including a connected scale. According to some documents posted on Bluetooth.org, and brought to our attention by PhoneScoop, we may see the UA Scale launching at some point in the future, perhaps at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas.
Little is known about this product except that it will support Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity with the ability to measure “weight and body fat.” The device will likely sing along a companion app that works on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, providing users with actionable advice on how to reach their weight goals.
Similar connected scales are available from companies like Fitbit, Withings, iHealth and Xiaomi. But this is a nascent market, and we think there’s room for another player… More to come, obviously.