Wearable devices

The Amazfit Cadde 10k Run & Sports Festival Starts This Weekend

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

ISTANBUL, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazfit , a global brand in the wearables market, today announced its smartwatch sponsorship of the Cadde 10k in Turkey.

Key Points: 
  • ISTANBUL, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazfit , a global brand in the wearables market, today announced its smartwatch sponsorship of the Cadde 10k in Turkey.
  • The Amazfit Cadde 10k Run and Sports Festival, which will be held on the Caddebostan beach on June 12-13, features different sports activities and events.
  • One of the most important events of the festival, which will be held with the support of Kadky Municipality, will be the "Amazfit Cadde 10k Run".
  • The main sponsor of the Cadde 10k, Amazfit is a global smartwatch brand known for its expertise in smart watch and wristband technologies.

Deloitte: How the Pandemic Stress-Tested the Increasingly Crowded Digital Home

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 12:31pm

Among device owners, 14% bought their smartwatch or fitness tracker since the start of the pandemic.

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  • Among device owners, 14% bought their smartwatch or fitness tracker since the start of the pandemic.
  • Seven-in-10 consumers who began smartphone-based retail behaviors, such as mobile ordering, during the pandemic intend to continue those behaviors.
  • "The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic was like a time machine that suddenly propelled us tens of years into the future.
  • "The pandemic was a giant beta test of behaviors that broke down barriers, removed distance and prioritized health and wellness.

Jaybird Vista 2 True Wireless Sport Earbuds Empower All Athletes to Answer the Call of Adventure

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 8:01am

Jaybird , a leader in true wireless earbuds for athletes, today announced the launch of Jaybird Vista 2 True Wireless Sport Earbuds .

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  • Jaybird , a leader in true wireless earbuds for athletes, today announced the launch of Jaybird Vista 2 True Wireless Sport Earbuds .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210608005403/en/
    Jaybird Vista 2 True Wireless Sport Earbuds (Photo: Business Wire)
    Vista 2 holds 24 hours of battery life and delivers up to eight hours of straight play time.
  • Premium sound quality is crucial for athletes earbuds, inspiring them to push their limits, said David Raffone, Head of Jaybird.
  • Jaybird Vista 2 Wireless Sport Earbuds are available for order at jaybirdsport.com today and in select stores for a suggested retail price of $199.99.

Apple Advances Personal Health by Introducing Secure Sharing and New Insights

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 7:45pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005660/en/
    iOS 15 brings secure sharing and new insights for users within the Health app.
  • In the Health app, a new Sharing tab lets users privately share their data with a trusted partner or caregiver.
  • At participating healthcare organizations, a physician can review the Apple Health app data that a user chooses to share directly in the electronic health records system.
  • Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, Apple Watch, Face ID, Touch ID, and watchOS are trademarks of Apple.

watchOS 8 Brings New Access, Connectivity, and Mindfulness Features to Apple Watch

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 7:45pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005659/en/
    watchOS 8 brings new access, connectivity, and mindfulness features to Apple Watch this fall.
  • With Apple Watch, it is incredibly convenient to use Apple Pay and Wallet to make secure, contactless payments in stores or ride transit.
  • First announced at WWDC in 2020, Ultra Wideband support now arrives for digital car keys on Apple Watch Series 6.
  • Apple, the Apple logo, watchOS, Apple Watch, Apple Pay, HomeKit, HomePod, HomePod mini, iPhone, HealthKit, Siri, AssistiveTouch, Find My, Apple Fitness+, iCloud, and Apple Wallet are trademarks of Apple.

The Top-Rated Hayward OmniLogic® App is Now Compatible with Apple Watch®

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:00pm

The OmniLogic app is all about making it easier and more enjoyable to own a pool, so adding Apple Watch capability was a natural next step for us.

Key Points: 
  • The OmniLogic app is all about making it easier and more enjoyable to own a pool, so adding Apple Watch capability was a natural next step for us.
  • The OmniLogic app is currently available for Apple Watch Series 3 or newer, operating on WatchOS 7 and above.
  • Adding the new compatibility is easy: pool owners simply update the OmniLogic app, install the OmniLogic app within the Apple Watch app and enjoy the added control convenience.
  • Apple, App Store, Apple Watch and WatchOS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc., which is neither affiliated with Hayward Industries, Inc. nor endorses this product.

LifeQ, Preeminent Provider of Biometrics and Health Information, Partners with 1Life on New COVID-19 Screening Application

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 3:00pm

ATLANTA, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LifeQ, the preeminent independent provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices and used in world-leading health management solutions, announced it has partnered with South Africa-based insurance leader 1Life on a new version of its COVID-19 screening application.

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  • ATLANTA, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LifeQ, the preeminent independent provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices and used in world-leading health management solutions, announced it has partnered with South Africa-based insurance leader 1Life on a new version of its COVID-19 screening application.
  • 1Life's new LifeQ-powered health management solutiontracking and providing insights derived from users' LifeQ enabled wearable deviceswill now flag potential COVID-19 onset in policy holders before symptoms are experienced.
  • This is in addition to providing a wealth of health information that improves users' lives.
  • LifeQ is the leading independent provider of biometrics and health insights derived from wearable devices, helping people live healthier lives.

LifeQ, Preeminent Provider of Biometrics and Health Information, Partners with 1Life on New COVID-19 Screening Application

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 3:00pm

ATLANTA, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LifeQ, the preeminent independent provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices and used in world-leading health management solutions, announced it has partnered with South Africa-based insurance leader 1Life on a new version of its COVID-19 screening application.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --LifeQ, the preeminent independent provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices and used in world-leading health management solutions, announced it has partnered with South Africa-based insurance leader 1Life on a new version of its COVID-19 screening application.
  • 1Life's new LifeQ-powered health management solutiontracking and providing insights derived from users' LifeQ enabled wearable deviceswill now flag potential COVID-19 onset in policy holders before symptoms are experienced.
  • This is in addition to providing a wealth of health information that improves users' lives.
  • LifeQ is the leading independent provider of biometrics and health insights derived from wearable devices, helping people live healthier lives.

Garmin brings LTE connectivity to its premium GPS running and triathlon smartwatch with the introduction of the Forerunner 945 LTE

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 12:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210602005080/en/
    Introducing the Forerunner 945 LTE by Garmin (Photo: Business Wire)
    We are excited to bring LTE connectivity to the Forerunner line with the introduction of the Forerunner 945 LTE, said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales.
  • Featuring popular training, performance and health monitoring tools from the original Forerunner 945, the Forerunner 945 LTE is ready for any challenge from open water swims to long training rides or runs.
  • To help athletes become better, faster and more efficient come race day, the Forerunner 945 LTE includes key training data and performance monitoring tools.
  • The Forerunner 945 LTE features up to 2 weeks of battery life in smartwatch mode and up to 7 hours in GPS mode with music and LTE LiveTrack.

2021 Q1: Zepp Health Ranked in the Top 4 in Global Adult Smartwatch Shipments

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 2:30pm

SHENZHEN, China, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zepp Health (NYSE: ZEPP) with self-owned brands Zepp and Amazfit, ranked the Top 4 in terms of global adult smartwatch shipments[1] in the first quarter of 2021, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) on the global wearable device market.

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  • SHENZHEN, China, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zepp Health (NYSE: ZEPP) with self-owned brands Zepp and Amazfit, ranked the Top 4 in terms of global adult smartwatch shipments[1] in the first quarter of 2021, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) on the global wearable device market.
  • Zepp Heath sold over 1.65 million Zepp and Amazfit smartwatches in the first quarter, representing year-on-year growth of 68.8% in global unit sales the highest growth among the top adult smartwatch brands.
  • Despite ongoing challenging market conditions that have impacted the consumer electronics industry worldwide, Zepp Health sales remained robust.
  • Zepp Health ranked No.1 by shipments for adult smartwatches in Brazil (40.9%), Russia (28.9%) and Spain (23.5%).