Fitbit

Fitbit, Inc. is an American company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Its products are activity trackers, wireless-enabled wearable technology devices that measure data such as the number of steps walked, heart rate, quality of sleep, steps climbed, and other personal metrics involved in fitness.

(source: fitbit.com)

Digital Health Firms Prepare To Go Public
Digital Health Firms Prepare To Go Public
April 07, 2019  |  IPO

Some digital health companies are finally getting set to go public. According to CNBC, Livongo, which provides services and tools to help people manage chronic...

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Fitbit Rolls Out Four New Products; Tests Rewards Program
Fitbit Rolls Out Four New Products; Tests Rewards Program
March 06, 2019  |  Retail

Fitbit announced on Wednesday (March 6) the launch of four new products – Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Fitbit Inspire HR, Fitbit Inspire and Fitbit Ace 2...

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Apple Shipped 26 Pct Of Wearables in 2018
Apple Shipped 26 Pct Of Wearables in 2018
March 06, 2019  |  Apple

The latest data shows Apple continues to lead the wearables market, shipping 46.2 million wearables for the year. A new report from the International Data Corporation (IDC) found...

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Apple Watch Claims 50 Pct Of Smartwatch Market
Apple Watch Claims 50 Pct Of Smartwatch Market
February 28, 2019  |  Retail

The 2018 holiday quarter was a good one for smartwatches, as Samsung and Fitbit each quadrupled shipments compared to a year before, according to reports....

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Fitbit’s Dim Q1 Forecast Comes Amid Smartwatch Gains
Fitbit’s Dim Q1 Forecast Comes Amid Smartwatch Gains
February 27, 2019  |  Earnings

As the global wearables market continues to grow, the latest earnings results for Fitbit show that the company had a 3 percent year-over-year increase in...

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Wearable Use To Grow 26 Pct Globally In 2019
Wearable Use To Grow 26 Pct Globally In 2019
November 30, 2018  |  Wearables

A new report estimates that worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019. In its report, “Forecast: Wearable Electronic Devices, Worldwide, 2018,” Gartner notes that...

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Fitness Tracker Incentives And The New World Of Health Commerce
Fitness Tracker Incentives And The New World Of Health Commerce
November 29, 2018  |  Healthcare

On the surface, the idea seems deeply pragmatic — a thought that comes straight from the storied intellectual school of “well, duh!” and a tradition that...

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Apple Watch Study Shows Users Up Exercise For Rewards
Apple Watch Study Shows Users Up Exercise For Rewards
November 28, 2018  |  Apple

A global study conducted for Vitality Insurance has revealed that people will exercise more if they are given a reward, such as a great deal...

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5G To Give Healthcare Payments A Boost
5G To Give Healthcare Payments A Boost
November 13, 2018  |  Healthcare

As the world — and the world of payment and commerce — ready themselves for the deployment of 5G mobile technology, the healthcare industry is...

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