FitBit AFib Monitor Extends Reach in Europe [video]

FitBit AFib Monitor Extends Reach in Europe [video]

Fitness trackers have evolved far beyond just counting steps. Last fall, market leader Fitbit announced CE approval to use the FibriCheck heart rhythm tracking app to monitor and share the measurements with physicians. Readings from the FibriCheck application with the...
FDA Gives the Nod for AliveCor’s 6-Lead ECG

FDA Gives the Nod for AliveCor’s 6-Lead ECG

Personal electrocardiogram (ECG) devices provide a view of the heart to help patients and physicians detect arrhythmia and other conditions. With ECGs, the more information the better, which translates to viewing the heart’s electrical activity from a greater...
Analog Smartwatch Adds ECG [video]

Analog Smartwatch Adds ECG [video]

We have followed Withings’ wearable tech since Health Tech Insider’s launch in June 2014. In the ensuing years, the firm was bought by Nokia in 2016 and then bought back by Withings’ co-founder and former chairman Éric Carreel in 2018. This year at CES...