1 Jul 2020
Smartwatches as a Medical Device? Progress and Outlook from IDTechEx
Last week, Apple announced the latest features that will be added to the Apple Watch in watchOS 7. Amongst the range of updates were a series of new health app features, including new "mobility metrics" such as low-range cardio fitness, walking speed, stair-descent speed, stair-ascent speed, six-minute walk distance, double support time, step length, and asymmetry.
3 Dec 2019
IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Amy Zhou from Borsam. Borsam is a Chinese company with 10 years in the ECG business. IDTechEx interviewed Borsam with regards to their skin patch ECG and their telemedicine ECG.
13 Sep 2019
Dr Jacqueline Shreibati, Chief Medical Officer at AliveCor, presented the company's portable 6-lead ECG during a 'Pitch' session which IDTechEx attended.
6 Dec 2017
FDA clears first medical device accessory for Apple Watch
AliveCor announced FDA clearance of KardiaBand in the U.S., allowing Apple Watch users to discreetly capture their EKG anytime, anywhere in order to quickly detect normal sinus heart rhythms and atrial fibrillation the most common heart arrhythmia.