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Sweat-analysing wristband takes a new approach on health monitoring

Sweat-analysing wristband takes a new approach on health monitoring

So far 2016 has been the year of the fitness trackers. Post CES we’ve seen an explosion of new products hit the market and popularity in the devices soar, almost as if nobody realised they’ve been around for years. There are some interesting new features which companies have adopted in an attempt to separate themselves from the market, however we’re still relying on heartbeat monitors and step counting readers to give us an understanding on … Read entire article »

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GPDQ’s doctor-on-demand app launches in Central London

GPDQ’s doctor-on-demand app launches in Central London

As the average waiting time to see a GP increases to 7-10 working days , GPDQ, the UK’s first on-demand app that delivers a doctor to your door, has launched in Central London with plans to expand across the UK.                         The new GPDQ service has launched on OS and Android, allowing patients to arrange an appointment with a private GP at a location of their choice. … Read entire article »

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The best of CES – wearables

The best of CES – wearables

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Vegas, the wearables space dominated many of the big brand announcements. We have to admit, not every new device announced has exactly wowed us. More often than not we’ve seen competing companies match each other in terms of offering or surge slightly ahead. However, there has been some real cutting edge tech on show so we’ve put together a round-up of the best wearable devices that we’ve … Read entire article »

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HI-TEC Sports Launches New ‘TREK’ Range Of Activity Tracking Wearables

HI-TEC Sports Launches New ‘TREK’ Range Of Activity Tracking Wearables

HI-TEC, the global brand dedicated to sports and outdoor products today introduced the ‘TREK’ range of wearable activity devices, aimed at individuals who are passionate about the outdoors and curious about how their activity affects their health and wellbeing. As with all HI-TEC products, the TREK range delivers great technology features and offers exceptional value. The TREK range is firmly positioned at those with a love of the outdoors, who love walking, rambling, running and keeping … Read entire article »

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Withings launches its third activity tracking smartwatch just in time for Christmas

Withings launches its third activity tracking smartwatch just in time for Christmas

This week Withings has announced the launch of its third activity tracking smartwatch the Activité Steel. The latest edition to the Activité range, which debuted last year, will sit in between the high end Activité $450 Swiss-made wristwatch and the budget version, the Activité Pop retailing at only $150. Priced at $170, the Activité Steel creates a great balance between the low-end cost and the luxury features demonstrated in previous products within the range. Featuring a … Read entire article »

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eKuore : The electronic wireless stethoscope listening to you soon

eKuore : The electronic wireless stethoscope listening to you soon

Introducing eKuore, the wireless electronic stethoscope with a Bluetooth connection to smartphones, tablets, speakers and headphones. A new and different way to auscultate. eKuore, currently manufactured in Spain, is a wireless stethoscope that can be used in conjunction with any smartphone or audio device. It has a built-in lithium-ion battery enabling 2 hours of charge and transmits sound 20 times louder than a standard stethoscope. It can be used with any iPhone (version 5.1 or later) or Android … Read entire article »

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Philips announces new batch of connected health products at IFA 2015

Philips announces new batch of connected health products at IFA 2015

Earlier this week at the IFA 2015 trade show in Berlin, consumer technology giant Philips unveiled its new ‘personal health program’, a project which saw the launch of a suit of new connected health products for 2015/16. The main focus was of course centred around the new Health Watch, which allows users to track their wellbeing in correspondence with Philips own HealthSuite app. However Philips made it clear this new project would be aimed to ‘help … Read entire article »

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Connected Health Initiative Receives €3.9million Injection

Connected Health Initiative Receives €3.9million Injection

Keeping people out of hospital, unless they really need it, is one major aim of those involved in the Connected Health industry, so it’s great to hear that more money is being provided to companies that are looking to enhance their offerings through further research and education where possible. Today, CHESS (Connected Health Early Stage Researcher Support System), the organisation which aims to develop health scientists with the ability to work across education, industry, health and policy sectors has received €3.9million … Read entire article »

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TUNE helps you develop as a runner

TUNE helps you develop as a runner

 The rise in sports technology over the past decade has been astronomical, especially within the past 2 years where integration with smartphones has really taken off. We now have the ability to track all of our daily outgoings whether that is via steps taken, miles cycled or even distance swam. However I still feel none of this can really compare to the experience and understanding of an actual coach or trainer. Don’t me wrong, these … Read entire article »

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StartUp Health takes its portfolio to over 100 companies

StartUp Health takes its portfolio to over 100 companies

StartUp Health, the New York based startup accelerator specialising in digital health announced it would be supporting 12 more digital health startup’s, expanding its portfolio to 102 companies. At launch back in 2011, StartUp Health set themselves a goal of helping 1000 health startups transform the healthcare industry within a decade. Now with over 102 portfolio companies and over 200 entrepreneurs from 10 different countries, StartUp Health Academy has organised both the largest community of digital … Read entire article »

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