Smart watch will win the market, and here’s why

Smart watch will win the market, and here’s why

The launch of Apple Watch has meant that wearable technologies – and smart watches in particular – are getting a lot of attention. Just think about this; according to Juniper research, over 70M fitness wearable devices are expected to be in use worldwide by 2018, up from 19M in 2014. On top of that, Business Insider estimates that the smart watch will be the leading product category on the wearable market and will account for 59% of total wearable device shipments this year, expanding to just over 70% of shipments by 2019.
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ResearchKit for Developers

The heading on Apple’s ResearchKit page says, ‘Nothing is more important than our health’. With that motto in mind, a new framework was created. The iPhone has now got a new feature, it can be used as a medical research device to help doctors and patients. The ResearchKit framework will be officially available in April and Apple has already published 5 applications (for the U.S. only) supporting it.
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How To: Integrate Your Heart Rate App with HealthKit API

At the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference earlier this month Apple introduced an app simply called “Health”that promises to become an all-embracing hub for healthcare and fitness applications and wearable devices. It will allow you to store all of your health data and vital signs in one place including your heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar, sleep patterns, consumed and burnt calories and more. It will also give you control over all of your health apps through one interface. The news inspired our team to integrate our health apps with the HealthKit API to help bring the world one step closer to integrated health data. We started with our Heartbeat Rate application that processes the video stream from your iPhone/ iPod camera to measure heart rate. It analyzes the bluecomponent in the video stream providing reliable results, thus no physical contact is required. (Read more about Heartbeat Rate application.) Here is the recap of how our Heartbeat rate app was integrated with HealthKit API.
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DataArt Orange integrates with Apple HealthKit

Apple HealthKit announcement two days ago was exciting news for all mHealth community and millions of fitness apps users throughout the world. DataArt R&D team recognizes the potential of iOS 8 and all fitness data integration. We already started looking into HealthKit API to integrate our R&D projects with the new hub and ultimately to help establish wearable technology interoperability and health and fitness data interchange.
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