Ibeat

Samsung SmartThings Tracker locates people, pets, and things

Samsung’s SmartThings Tracker uses the LTE-M network to locate wandering pets, let family members know where you are, or even find your car keys. You …

Tech Trends

Fossil adds Noonlight’s emergency feature to its latest lineup of smartwatches

There are plenty of wearables out there meant specifically to help those in an emergency, whether it’s a phone case or a piece of jewelry that have …

Smartwatches

New Technology Designed to Improve Senior Safety Monitoring

Those old enough to remember the '80s and '90s will likely recall the now iconic phase, "Help! I've fallen and I can't get up!"<p>Coined in a commercial …

Emerging Technology

iBeat Heart Watch review: The smartwatch designed to save your life

Most high-end smartwatches have a heart rate sensor. Many double as fitness trackers and some even focus on health over notifications, but they can’t …

Android News

iBeat Heart Monitoring Smartwatch

Keep an eye on your health with the iBeat Heart Monitoring Smartwatch. This wearable gadget monitors your heart rate and blood flow to detect …

Wearable Tech

This Smart Watch Detects Cardiac Arrest, and Summons Help

The new iBeat Heart Watch raises the alert if your heart rate faltersConsumers have proven fickle about wearables: Many a well-intentioned person has …

Wearable Tech

This smartwatch with an Uber-like twist is aiming to transform emergency cardiac care

Maker iBeat said that it has 11,000 preorders for its Heart Watch device, which registers changes in heart rate and blood flow that might signal …

Health Care

This startup created a $250 smartwatch that could save your life in an emergency — here's how it works

The idea for Ryan Howard's startup, iBeat, was born, like many are, out of something deeply personal.<p>On the evening before Thanksgiving three years ago, a childhood friend of Howard's died suddenly in his sleep.<p>For Howard, who is now 43, it was a wake-up call.<p>"That really pulled at me from the …

Apple Watch

iBeat Heart Watch

The iBeat Heart Watch can save your life. The sleek smartwatch can detect when you´re going into cardiac arrest and alert first responders in the …

iBeat’s new Heart Watch offers continual health monitoring with one-touch emergency button

In a world inundated with smartwatches, a new company called iBeat has stepped up to the plate. Instead of trying to compete on every level with showstoppers like Apple Watch or Samsung Gear, iBeat’s Heart Watch is marketed as a health device with a large focus on saving lives through continuous …

Gear & Gadgets

iBeat smartwatch is ready to call for heart help

Equipped with optical sensors that monitor heart rate, circulation and blood oxygen levels at four locations on the wrist, the water-resistant iBeat …

Cellular Networks

iBeat Heart Watch detects when you go into cardiac arrest, is now available

While many wearables and health trackers on the market are capable of tracking heart rate, devices that can detect when there’s an emergency are …

Emergency Medicine

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon's secret lab works on cancer research — Apple unveils API for Parkinson's research — FCC appeals to expand rural telehealth budget

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Digital Health

Health tech company iBeat snags funding

San Francisco-based<b> iBeat,</b> a health tech company, has secured an investment of “seven figures” from <b>SCOR Life & Health Ventures</b> and <b>Transamerica</b> …

Administrative Law

Practice Fusion Founder Wants To Disrupt The Multi-Billion Dollar Market For Medical Alerts

Former Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard who founded iBeat two years ago raised $3 million from the venture arms of life insurance giants Transamerica (part of Aegon) and Paris-based SCOR, bringing total funding to $13 million. Previous investors include 8VC and Subtraction Capital, as well as Dr. Oz …

Campnab will help you score a last-minute campsite this summer

If you’ve ever tried to book a campsite during the busy summer travel season chances are you know full well how frustrating it can be at times. …

Campgrounds

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Cerner earnings marred by VA delay — Suki launches medical voice assistant — Providers eye health tech incubators

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Digital Health

Dr. Oz: We need to make life-saving health tech for everyone, not just for rich people

Dr. Mehmet Oz said Wednesday that health technology needs to help every social class and not just the wealthy.<p>The host of the Emmy Award-winning "Dr. …

Columbia University

Dr. Oz and Kairos team up on life-saving smartwatch

Dr. Mehmet Oz, "The Dr. Oz Show" host, and Kairos CEO Ankur Jain discuss their partnership on a new heart rate-monitoring smartwatch, the iBeat.

iBeat Closes Additional $5.5M to Bring Wearable Heart Monitoring Smartwatch to Market

iBeat, makers of the heart monitoring smartwatch wearable that perpetually monitors and detects cardiac arrest, heart attack, and atrial fibrillation …

Wearable Tech

iBeat Hits $10 Million in Seed Funding as Company Prepares for Consumer and Retail Launch

<i>Kairos and 8VC lead investment committed to supporting the national rollout of iBeat’s cardiac emergency monitoring smartwatch</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2018–<p>iBeat, a health tech company empowering people to live longer, today announced it has closed another $5.5 million in seed funding, …

San Francisco

Empowering Millions of Developers to Deliver IoT Experiences

Programmable Wirelessunleashes the creativity of millions of developers to deliver on the industry’s vision of billions of connected devices<p>Twilio …

Internet of Things

‘Uber Health’ lets doctors book patients’ rides to and from the clinic

Every year, 3.6 million Americans miss doctor appointments because of a lack of reliable transportation, a problem that in part leads to no-show …

Tech Trends

How Wearables Will Take Health Monitoring to the Next Level

When the weather is warm enough, I like to go for a quick run up two to three times a week. It’s somewhat meditative. It allows me to focus on the day ahead, and my Apple Watch lets me see how many steps I’ve run. It’s nice.<p>I’m not alone. Fitness trackers like FitBit and Jawbone have been on wrists …

Wearable Tech

Shell is an unusual mash-up of smartwatch and smartphone

When is a smartwatch not a smartwatch? When it’s also a smartphone! That’s the pitch behind Shell, a new mobile device which promises to combine both …

Mashups

Apple’s digital assistant Siri could soon be whispering sweet nothings to you

You don’t have to be asking Siri about a delicate medical matter or a personal hygiene issue to know that it can feel a little awkward barking …

Tech Trends

KardiaBand helps the Apple Watch inch closer to becoming a medical device

Health professionals and tech companies alike have been quick to remind folks that while those fitness bracelets and smartwatches can help improve …

Apple Watch

Life, benefits, health insurtechs show influence of wearables

In a final look at the startups in Plug & Play's winter insurtech cohort -- the companies trying to disrupt life, health and group benefits lines -- …

Wearable Tech

The Week in Review: IoT

<b>Cybersecurity</b> <b><br>Arm</b> this week introduced the Cortex-M35P processor with anti-tampering technology and software isolation. The company also debuted …

Google Cloud Platform

Transparent ‘window into the brain’ lets sound waves through the skull

The words “hole in the head,” as in “[insert organization] needs another reorganization like a hole in the head” is a colorful way of describing …

University of California