Verisense Shimmer

Shimmer’s Verisense wearable sensor aims to improve data quality in clinical trials

The Verisense platform provides complete clinical trial sponsor support, requiring a five-minute setup to initiate data collection and participant follow up.
Fitbit OS

Fitbit OS 3.0 released

Included in the deal are an upgraded on-device dashboard and goal-based exercise modes; also there are new apps and clock faces.
IDC wearables forecast Q3 2018

IDC: Global shipments of wearables to reach 125.3M units in 2018

Two key factors are contributing to this growth, including the growing popularity of smartwatches and greater wearables adoption in emerging markets.
Microsoft Surface wearable concept

Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help people with Parkinson’s

The filing describes a device with an array of sensors that would be able to reduce or stabilize involuntary movement in an adjacent joint or entire limb.
Garmin wearables

Garmin Health, ActiGraph team-up to develop wearable solutions for clinical trials

ActiGraph monitors are the most widely used devices of their kind, with 1,500+ clients at pharmaceutical, academic, and scientific institutions.
IDC wearables forecast Q3 2018

IDC: Global shipments of wearables hit 32M units in Q3 2018

New products from Fitbit, Garmin and Huawei helped propel the basic wearables category, and so did the growing demand in markets across Asia/Pacific.
Apple Watch ECG

The upcoming watchOS 5.1.2 update to enable ECG functionality

Announced as one of key features of Apple Watch Series 4, the ECG functionality will be released by the end of the year as part of the next software update.
Withings Pulse HR

Withings Pulse HR fitness tracker unveiled

The fitness tracker comes with connected GPS, integrated heart rate reader, and a battery life of up to 20 days; it's now up for pre-order for $129.95.
Fitbit homepage

Fitbit Q3 2018 results: 3.5M devices sold, $394M in revenue

When it comes to the fourth quarter, Fitbit expects revenues to be greater than $560 million, with device sales down and a higher average selling price.
Garmin wearables

Garmin, Fitabase to work together on deep analysis of wearable data

Fitabase has worked with over 150 academic and clinical institutions worldwide on over 500 studies with one singular goal: better research, better results.