In the first quarter of 2017, Apple captured 16% global wearables market share and overtook Fitbit to become the world’s largest wearables vendor, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.
Garmin has added to its vívosmart lineup of fitness trackers with the launch of the vívosmart 3, an activity tracker with an ultra-slim design and new tracking features.
This year, Pretika is entering the connected health segment of the personal care and wellness market with the launch of its new connected skin care technologies at the International Home + Housewares Show, here.
New Kinpo Group’s HiMirror brand has expanded its connected personal care product offering with the launch of a new skin care analysis tool, HiSkin.
Fitbit, Inc. said it has enacted changes to its senior leadership team and is preparing to reorganize the business in an effort to reignite growth and return to profitability.
Fitbit has introduced its Alta HR fitness tracker with PurePulse heart rate technology, which is said to be a miniaturization of its heart rate tracking technology, in order to launch its slimmest tracker to date. It has also unveiled two new sleep tools featured in the device.
The Withings ecosystem of connected health products is set for a re-launch under the Nokia brand in early summer 2017, including connected scales, trackers, blood pressure monitors, thermometers and home cameras. At the same time, Nokia will unveil a redesigned Health Mate application and launch its new Patient Care Platform.
Under Armour, Inc. reported revenues were up 12% to $1.3 billion, driven by a 5% increase in wholesale revenue to $742 million and a 23% increase in direct-to-consumer revenues to $518 million for its fourth quarter 2016.
A three-way collaboration between Kérastase, Withings and L’Oréal’s research and innovation technology incubator has launched a connected hair brush capable of advanced hair care analysis.