Monthly Archives: November 2011

The era of do-it-yourself check ups

Smartphones are one of the most important reasons why healthcare is becoming increasingly accessible to the public, as they can help patients all over the world manage their own health. People today also have increased their knowledge about their own bodies and health. The result of this quickly growing technology and better education is that people now can do thorough self check-ups. Read more

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Withings at TedMed 2011

After visiting Health 2.0 at San Francisco and Berlin, Withings headed to San Diego for another event, TedMed, between October 25 and 27. The atmosphere was quite different from the other conferences: TedMed is an offspring of the Ted conferences dedicated to innovation in healthcare and does not center around an exposition hall, but rather around a series of speeches given by high-profile speakers. This year, TedMed attendees had a chance to hear the thoughts for example of Lance Armstrong, Regina Benjamin, Michael Graves and Steve Wozniak.

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Become a RunKeeper Elite member with our Facebook quiz!

Withings just launched a new Facebook quiz contest with cool prizes up for grabs!

The prizes you can win if you give the correct answers are: 10 one-year RunKeeper Elite subscriptions and 10 three-month RunKeeper Elite subscriptions. Read more

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Social media’s impact on healthcare

As previously mentioned here on the blog, social media has become a big part of healthcare today, and communities have been created for healthcare professionals and patients. Recently, we’ve been blogging and tweeting about some of the innovative and revolutionary products start-ups have presented at the Launch! Sessions of the Health 2.0 conferences around the world. Many of these new tools and devices have one thing in common: They’re social. Read more

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Highlights from the live demo of the Smart Baby Monitor

Highlights from the live-demo of the Smart Baby Monitor

As we announced earlier, Withings CEO Cédric Hutchings made a live demonstration of the Smart Baby Monitor at the Health 2.0 Berlin conference on October 28th. The demonstration went smoothly, in this case using a Bluetooth link between the device and Cédric’s iPad.

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