Garmin launched offline music on some of its devices this year and today rolled out support for another subscription service. Spotify is one of the world's most popular services that can now be used on your GPS sports watch.
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Today's smartwatches and GPS sports watches support offline music playback so a Bluetooth headset is required to workout without a phone. Most phones also no longer have a headset jack so wireless is the way to go.
The readings might be more accurate, too, considering how our blood pressure tends to rise in the doctor's office.
The effort is a big move into recurring revenue and using Fitbit's data to become more of a software provider in the health care ecosystem.
Today's newest watches employ advanced heart rate monitoring and analysis to help us better understand our hearts and obtain early warnings of possible serious health issues.
Apple just announced its latest Apple Watch about a month after Samsung revealed the Galaxy Watch. Both are excellent smartwatches with a focus on health and fitness, and while one is a better value, the other is likely to sell millions more.
The new capabilities of Apple's flagship wearable device will be further enhanced by allowing healthcare providers to directly interact with patients using telemedicine and to review and analyze their data in the cloud.
It's been a couple of years since we have seen a high end GPS sports watch from Polar and the Vantage V looks exciting. Polar also revealed a new mid-level device for the casual athlete.
Apple has upgraded the Apple Watch throughout and it's clear that the company has bet the farm on digital health and wellness. It's likely to have multiple enterprise use cases.
I have always been a tolerant and loyal opposition user of Cupertino's products. Now I am committed to using them, forever.
Three recent Garmin wearable series launched with onboard music support, but only one subscription service supported offline syncing. Deezer is now available for these wearables.
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MIT researchers have created swallowable chips that can help identify blood in the gastrointestinal tract.
Researchers at Purdue University are developing chips that could help scientists understand nerve conditions, and potentially help lay the foundations for neuroprosthetics.
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After providing precision oncology care fore more than 2,700 veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs and IBM are extending their partnership through at least June 2019.
The new, sensor-based bandages have been designed by engineers at Tufts University.
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