weight scale

By Aditi Pai September 15, 2015
Mountain View-based iHealth Lab, subsidiary of China’s Andon Health, has unveiled a new connected scale, called iHealth Core: Wireless Body Composition Scale (HS6), as well as an upgraded version of the companion app, iHealth MyVitals. The new scale is designed to help people with chronic conditions like obesity and hypertension manage their health. "iHealth is changing the way that people track...
By Jonah Comstock December 13, 2012
The smartphone is often seen as a big driver of the trend toward self-tracking and self-monitoring. But not everyone has a smartphone. While some people who track without smartphones do so in their heads -- what Pew's Susannah Fox described as "skinny jeans trackers" -- others could benefit from lower-tech monitoring solutions. And some of the people who most need to monitor health data like...
By Brian Dolan September 4, 2009
UK-based publication, The Engineer, has a short and sweet commentary that raises the issue of privacy -- but not in the regulatory, protect-my-health-data sense. The brief editorial wonders where the line should be drawn for remote monitoring of older relatives and friends. The Engineer reported on A&D Medical's Bluetooth blood pressure cuff and Bluetooth-enabled weight scale attaining...
By Brian Dolan August 4, 2009
The Continua Health Alliance just certified two new Bluetooth-enabled medical devices for interoperability: San Jose-based A&D Medical's Bluetooth blood pressure monitor and weight scale. Continua's stamp of interoperability means that the devices will work with other Continua certified products, which enables users to know at the point of purchase that their medical devices will be able to...