Fitbit OS 4.1

FitbitOS 4.1 announced, coming in early December

The new OS includes improved heart rate tracking, enriched always-on display mode for Versa 2, smart wake and more functionality right from your wrist.
health wearables

GlobalData: $54B wearable tech industry offers immense opportunity for healthcare by 2023

Wearables have the greatest potential in healthcare to address spiraling healthcare costs, aging populations, and the burden of chronic disease.
Xiaomi Mi Watch

Xiaomi Mi Watch officially announced

The device runs Google's Wear OS platform with Xiaomi's own MIUI skin on top; could it be an Apple Watch of China?
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.