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Minnesota Timberwolves, Fitbit Announce Partnership


MHW learned today that The Minnesota Timberwolves, as part of a series of summer announcements highlighting a new era for the organization, have formalized a new three-year partnership with Fitbit, a leading global wearables brand.

According to a provided statement, Fitbit is now the “Official Wearable” and “Official Sleep Tracker” of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and Iowa Wolves in a partnership that extends to the court, arena, back-office and fans.

In short, Fitbit will provide access to devices to all three teams, including business and basketball staffs, offering personalized insights that can be used to gain a competitive advantage and improve performance throughout the organization.
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Fitbit Touts Global Availability of Alta HR


fitbitFitbit, a leader in the connected health and fitness market, announced this week the availability of Fitbit Alta HR at major retailers across the globe.

As for what makes the new offering a true standout, Fitbit say it is the world’s slimmest fitness wristband with continuous heart rate tracking.

Fitbit Alta HR combines the benefits of PurePulse technology with automatic exercise recognition, sleep tracking, battery life of up to seven days, and smart notifications in a slim, versatile design that fits your personal style.

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Fitbit Introduces ‘World’s Slimmest Fitness Wristband’


Fitbit Announces New VP of Digital HealthFitbit, a ubiquitous powerhouse in the connected health and fitness market, has just introduced Fitbit Alta HR and new advances in sleep tracking.

The offering, we’re told, gives users actionable insights and guidance in the Fitbit app to make more informed decisions about their health and stay motivated to reach their wellness goals in style.

“Fitbit Alta HR is the world’s slimmest wrist-based, continuous heart rate tracking device combining the benefits of PurePulse heart rate technology, automatic exercise recognition, sleep tracking, battery life of up to seven days and smart notifications in a slim, versatile design that is easily customized to fit your style,” this morning’s media announcement reads.
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Down But Not Out, Fitbit is Ready for 2017


Fitbit Announces New VP of Digital HealthOn Monday, as reported by our sister site MMW, Fitbit announced preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016.

Although business appears to have slowed for Fitbit, no one is ready to say that the wearables market won’t remain generally robust and primed for future growth.

Based upon preliminary financial information, Fitbit expects to report 6.5 million devices sold and revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be in the range of $572 million to $580 million, compared to the company’s previously announced guidance range of $725 million to $750 million.

For the full-year 2016, Fitbit expects annual revenue growth to be approximately 17% from the previous forecasted growth of 25% to 26%.

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Fitbit Launches Redesigned Fitstar Personal Trainer App


homepage-goals-simple-3Last week at CES 2017, Fitstar by Fitbit launched a new app experience that helps users achieve their fitness goals through an enhanced personalized and guided workout journey.

The new Fitstar Personal Trainer app features tailored workouts and recommendations based on your Fitstar and Fitbit activities, a provided media release explains.

“More robust guidance and coaching will help you work out smarter and get the most out of the Fitbit ecosystem,” the release notes, adding further that new trainers to choose from, an expanded library of exercises, customizable music, and a refreshed look provide greater inspiration.
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Fitbit Announces Key New Integration


fitbit_charge_2_uhc_motion_4_full_fit_screenFitbit, a global leader in the connected health and fitness market, has just announced the addition of Fitbit Charge 2, the top selling fitness tracker in the U.S., into the recently expanded UnitedHealthcare Motion wellness program.

Offered to employers by UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Motion is an employer-sponsored wearable device wellness program that will soon enable people using Fitbit Charge 2 to track against the program’s activity metrics easily and conveniently – right on-wrist.

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FIRST LOOK: Medtronic and Fitbit Announce Partnership


Fitbit Announces New VP of Digital HealthMedtronic plc, a powerhouse name in medical technology, and Fitbit, a leader in the connected health and fitness market, announced on Tuesday a new partnership.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, the deal in place will enable the companies to integrate health and activity tracking for patients living with diabetes and their physicians and care teams.

In short, the iPro2 myLog mobile app will allow patients living with type 2 diabetes to see their glucose levels and physical activity data in one streamlined application.
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