The native Workout app on the Apple Watch is very capable, but it is also a service that is locked into the Apple ecosystem. Today's launch of Strava Healthkit means you can use the Workout app and then have all of your captured data synced automatically to the Strava network for analysis, cross-platform inspiration, and more.
The big question is whether Under Armour's larger issues derail its overall digital transformation efforts and hamper connected fitness investments.
Oxford academic Sonia Contera explores developments in nanotechnology that might finally deliver the long-held dream of much better cures and more personalised medicine.
The tech entrepreneur announced an "awesome" update to his neurotechnology company's work to connect brains to computers.
Peloton's outlook was solid, and the company said that it is approaching the 1 million subscriber mark for fiscal 2020, but growth was below what Wall Street wanted.
Hospital leaders are tracking the technologies but not making any implementation plans yet.
The CIO of WHO talks about the risks and opportunities of big data when it comes to health care. Large technology companies are important partners in building trust and advancing efforts around digital health. But determining how to partner is not always simple or easy.
While it is almost time to build an ark here in the Pacific Northwest, some areas of the world are nice enough to support golf outings. Garmin announced a new GPS watch focused on helping you perform better on the links.
Precisely mapping the doings of our digital selves is the only way to understand online behavior.
The company's most recent fitness trackers have all had an SpO2 sensor built-in, but its data hasn't been visible until now.
Implementing leading-edge systems and services in the NHS is a complicated task but NHS CIOs must use the power of cloud, AI, IoT and big data to boost patient care and operational effectiveness.
Kevin is back from CES and had plenty to share related to health tech, Samsung and TCL phones, and plenty of Chromebook news.
Every year, a new crop of stuff at the Consumer Electronics Show is crowned the "best of." Some of it lasts, a lot of it is forgotten and discontinued within years. A review of recent years' highlights is a cautionary tale not to take what happens in Vegas too seriously.
The latest smartwatch from Withings is the first to alert users of potential Afib events and detect sleep apnea.
Google's Google Health and its DeepMind unit, along with London's Imperial College, report in this week's Nature magazine about how a trio of deep-learning networks can in some cases best human radiologists in reading a mammogram. But the fine print shows we're not yet at the point of replacing radiologists.
Samsung's line of Galaxy Watches support quick release band options and the excellent case maker, UAG, just released three strap options for several models.
There are some extremely expensive cuff style bands for the Apple Watch, but thankfully the folks at Pad & Quill offer an affordable, exquisitely constructed handmade leather option for less than $100. This new Edition one improves upon its previous Lowry Cuff model too.
Wearing your Apple Watch daily means it is out there exposed to contact with various objects so it's not bad insurance to protect that display with a glass protector. ZAGG also includes a bumper to protect the edges of the Apple Watch.
Healthcare, both physical and mental, has become the focus of some vendors at CES this year.
Add these useful, cool tech items to your back-to-school list for 2018.
Have ever quit using a fitness tracker, and if so, why? Here is what respondents to a survey hated about their trackers -- and which came out on top.
Tonya Hall talks to Brent Boekestein, co-founder and CEO at Vintra Inc., to learn more about ways that intelligent cameras can be built through building data sets to help in the case of medical emergencies.
Matt Miller discusses how Garmin's latest themed watch for adults reaches out to the Star Wars fan with Darth Vader and tie fighter inspiration. Read more: https://zd.net/2FkixlS
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus is one of the best smartphones available today. With the release of the new Star Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker, Samsung released a themed device with hardware and software elements depicting Kylo Ren in various ways. The unboxing experience with Matt Miller is one you can't miss. Read more: https://zd.net/2Qn2mKF
The voice assistant's new skill, which lets it manage users' medication, falls in line with Amazon's recent investments in healthcare.
Enable Injections is a startup that can aid hospitals, physicians, and patients by ensuring more convenient medicine injections in home with more compliance. Enable Injections bet on SAP for future proofing as it grows.
Casca is aiming to meld mobile scanning, 3D printing, and additive manufacturing and retail in an effort to make shoes more personalized. ZDNet's Larry Dignan caught up with co-founders Braden Parker and Kevin Reid about going from a small business to one that's venture-backed.
Google defends its Project Nightingale deal with Ascension, which involves access to detailed patient records.
Chris Zant, chief digital officer for ConvergeHEALTH at Deloitte Digital, explains how the health sector can create a holistic experience for consumers while drawing important boundaries between marketing and patient services. Read more: https://zd.net/2D7KKeg
Apple launched its Research app with three new health studies using information from the iPhone and Watch. Here's what the studies are aiming to find out.
Motorola, Nest, HTC, and now Fitbit: Another one bites the dust. Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani of Jason Squared discuss the latest tech merger. Read more: https://zd.net/2NOm1Rl
Facebook moves into the digital health market with screening tools and checkup reminders.
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