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.
BeWell Connect, a connected health care tool manufacturer, has launched three connected digital health products in an effort to support at-home health care monitoring.
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.
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.