Jawbone, a fitness tracker and consumer electronics manufacturer, has begun liquidation proceedings after its fitness trackers failed to garner consumer interest, according to multiple reports.
Royal Philips has expanded its connected oral healthcare lineup with the launch of its Sonicare DiamondClean Smart connected toothbrush, said to be a complete care solution for the mouth.
Nokia has officially completed the transition of digital health products from Withings, which have all been rebranded under the Nokia name. The company acquired Withings in 2016 for an estimated $191 million.
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.