connected health

CTA Outlines Holiday Technology Trends, Retail Outlook

At CES Unveiled New York, held in Manhattan on November 9, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) outlined holiday sales trends in the tech industry including those for smart home and connected health. The association also highlighted expectations for retail during the 2017 holiday season.

Nokia Sharpens Focus On Digital Health

Nokia has unveiled plans to sharpen its focus on digital health and accelerate growth in that market. The company said it will also focus on growing brand and technology licensing.

Report: Jawbone To Liquidate

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.

Fitbit Introduces Alta HR Fitness Tracker

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.

Nokia Rolling Out Rebranded Withings Devices

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.

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