We are very proud to announce that the Withings ecosystem has expanded yet again with a new partner, UP by Jawbone™!
One of the new metrics the Smart Body Analyzer measures is the resting heart rate. Thanks to our patent-pending technology, you can check your heart rate just by standing on the scale for a few seconds. But you might wonder, why is it important to follow this indicator? We will try to explain it here.
A guest blog post by Corentin Lion – As a last year student at EDHEC business school in France, Corentin Lion is currently doing his master thesis on healthcare connected devices and their impact on our medical system. It seems logical when you know that he grew up in a family of doctors and was always trying to fix someone’s computer. Very keen on new technologies, Corentin is one of those who believe technology will revolutionize our future. Still driven by his passion, he plans on pursuing his studies doing a specialized Master’s degree in the Centrale Paris engineering school. Here’s an article about the smartphone as a medical tool Corentin wrote for the Withings blog.
Please welcome Smart Kid Scale, our new smart device. As pioneers of the wellness revolution and inventors of the original smart scale, we are proud to introduce the first ever Internet-connected baby scale. It’s actually more than a baby scale: it conveniently converts into a kid scale once your little one can walk. Let’s go through all the features of this new way to monitor your child’s growth.
Welcome to the third part of our Ultimate Gift Guide for Geeks and Nerds who are approaching the coast of parenthood or have already landed in Googoo Gaga Land ! Here’s a mix of out-of-this-world items that will equally please futur-nerds and their geek primogenitors. Want to start from the beginning? Go to Part 1 and Part 2.
Omnipresent in most sports, technology plays a key role in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. But as World Records have recently been broken in paralympic sports, the question of the impact of technology on performance is raised once again. There’s even a name for it: techno-boosting.