Fitbit FibriCheck

FibriCheck to deliver CE-marked heart health detection app to Fitbit smartwatch users in Europe

Fitbit users in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland and the UK can use FibriCheck to help detect heart rhythm irregularities like Atrial Fibrillation.
Apple Watch Series 5

Apple Watch Series 5 announced with always-on screen and international emergency calling

The best smartwatch in the world just got better with a slew of new features that will help Apple cement its position at the top of the market.
new smartwatches

Puma, Michael Kors, ASUS and Garmin unveil new smartwatches

The first two are running Google's Wear OS, ASUS' device packs an ECG & PPG sensors, and Garmin has likely launched a new smartwatch series...
Fitbit Versa 2

Fitbit Versa 2 announced, it’s the best smartwatch for Android users

The device comes with an OLED screen, faster processor, improved battery life and Alexa support.
Global wearable tech revenue 2018-2023

Research: $54bn wearable tech industry offers immense opportunity for healthcare by 2023

However, there are many barriers that must be overcome before widespread adoption including cost, reimbursement, data quality and lack of clinical evidence.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 unveiled with ECG, price tag of $279.99

Preorders will begin on September 6th, with the aluminum version going for $280 for the 40mm size and $300 for the 44mm version.
Livongo integrates with leading smartwatches

Livongo integrates with Apple, Fitbit and Samsung smartwatches

The new feature brings push health nudges and personalized health insights to smartphone users with chronic conditions.
Apple WatchOS 6

Apple watchOS 6 announced with new health and fitness features

New capabilities include women cycle tracking, Noise app, Activity Trends and App Store right on the wrist; also, there are new watch faces.
IDC: Top wearables companies Q1 2019

IDC: Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6M units in Q1 2019

While wrist-worn wearables accounted for the majority of the market with 63.2% share, ear-worn devices experienced the fastest growth (135.1% YoY).
IDC 2019 wearables forecast

IDC: Global wearables market to hit 198.5M units by the end of 2019

The market is expected to reach 279 million units by the end of 2023 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9%.