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16 Aug 2021


At Cardio Wearables 2021, Dr David E. Albert, MD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of AliveCor presented on the adoption of wearables and other digital tools in cardiology. This short profile reviews the major themes of his presentation and the latest progress from the company.
10 Aug 2021


FibriCheck is a Belgian startup that has developed an software-based solution for the detection of atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed FibriCheck Project Manager Felicia Vaz on 5 Aug 2021.
29 Jan 2021


Omron had a significant presence at CES 2021, as they have in previous years.
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.