Philips has launched a suite of connected health devices with a fully integrated companion HealthSuite app.
According to the company, the medical-grade health monitoring devices, which include a health watch, connected scale and blood pressure monitor, are designed to help those at risk of chronic disease to measure and monitor their health and stay motivated.
The health watch is said to continuously and automatically measure a range of health biometrics, including heart rate, activity and sleep patterns. It provides health tracking on a day-to-day basis and identifies how a user’s daily lifestyle is impacting their health. It has an MSRP of $249.99.
The upper arm blood pressure monitor and wrist blood pressure monitor allow users to measure systolic and diastolic blood pressure as well as heart rate. The upper arm blood pressure monitor has an MSRP of $99.99, and the wrist blood pressure monitor has an MSRP of $89.99.
The body analysis scale measures weight, estimates body fat and calculates BMI, and has an MSRP of $99.99. The suite of devices also includes an ear thermometer, which carries an MSRP of $59.99.
In addition, Philips’ personal health programs are said to provide personal support for healthy living. The programs are built on its HealthSuite digital platform, which collects and analyzes health and other data from multiple devices and sources. The health device assortment can be purchased directly from Philips’ website or via Amazon.
“Driving meaningful innovation to help improve people’s health and wellbeing is part of our DNA at Philips,” said Jorgen Behrens, business leader, personal health solutions, Philips. “We have a 100-year heritage in providing health care solutions, from oral health to cardiac care. Our personal health programs have been developed in conjunction with leading doctors, psychologists and other experts. They will allow individuals to accurately measure vital signs to understand how lifestyle choices affect their body, set goals and monitor their progress, and stay motivated.”