Connected health brand Withings announces a retail launch for its entire 360 degree suite of products at Best Buy Canada Stores and BestBuy.ca
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Withings, the leader in the connected health revolution, today announced the launch of its entire product ecosystem in Best Buy stores across Canada and online at BestBuy.ca. All current Withings products will be available, including the Smart Body Analyzer, Wireless Scale, Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor, Aura, Home, Activite, Activite Pop, and Pulse O2.
Withings CEO Cedric Hutchings noted, "We have received many inquiries from Canadians seeking Withings products. Today we are pleased to make our complete 360 degree connected health solution available nationwide in Canada. Best Buy is the ideal partner to present our brand and our products. Every Best Buy location will be getting an interactive Withings display to present and explain our products."
Withings products track the five pillars of health: Activity, Weight, Heart, Sleep, and Environment in order to provide a complete 360 degree view of key health indicators.
Activite is an elegant Swiss-Made analog watch with connected activity tracking capability, disrupting the market of activity trackers to focus on design and fashion. Activite automatically tracks walking, running, swimming, and sleeping. Waterproof to 50m and with up to 8 months of battery life, Activite significantly outperforms most competing activity trackers. Activite Pop is available in 3 fun, chic colors, at a great price.
Home is a beautiful HD camera with VOC (volatile organic compound) sensors. The device boasts a high-quality security camera with noise and movement detection features, and also alerts the user to air pollution. The Home app was one of the first apps compatible with Apple Watch.
Aura is a 3-part system designed to monitor and improve the sleep experience. The sleep sensor discreetly records body movement, breathing rate, and heart rate, to provide a complete overview of individual sleep patterns. Using revolutionary and scientifically-validated light and sound programs, Aura positively impacts the wake-up and fall-asleep experience to improve the user's sleep cycles and overall well-being.
Smart Body Analyzer & Wireless Scale
The Smart Body Analyzer, is the first wireless scale to accurately track weight and Body Mass Index (BMI), and also measure fat mass, standing heart rate, and indoor air quality (CO2 and temperature). Accommodating up to 8 users, the Smart Body Analyzer is truly a one-stop health tracking tool. The Wireless Scale measures weight and BMI at a great low price. Both scales boast a new feature that shows the day's weather forecast as well as the previous day's steps score upon weigh-in.
Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor
Withings introduced the world's first blood pressure monitor to connect directly to an iPhone in 2011. Withings' latest model uses Bluetooth connectivity, is recognized by Health Canada as a Class 2 Medical Device, and is both iOS and Android compatible.
Withings Pulse O₂ is a "wear it your way" tracker to monitor activity, sleep, and heart health; it can be worn on the wrist with a strap or clipped to a belt, pocket, or t-shirt. The Pulse O₂ is the first activity tracker on the market to embed sensors for measuring blood oxygen levels as well as heart rate. This versatile device operates up to 2 weeks on a single charge, and shows 10 days worth of activity data directly on the screen of the device.
Withings is the company that leads the connected-health revolution. Founded by visionary innovators Cedric Hutchings and Eric Carreel, Withings create products and services that empower people to track their lifestyle and improve their everyday wellbeing for a better long-term health. Emotional, flawlessly designed and simple-to-use, they seamlessly introduce cutting-edge innovation into people's daily routine. Since 2009, Withings has built a range of products that covers the whole health spectrum including the Withings Pulse (activity tracker), the Smart Body Analyzer (smart scale), the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor and Withings Aura (Smart Sleep System). Every piece of collected data comes to life into the Withings Health Mate application where users get coaching and motivation tools to shape every aspect of their health.
Rich Gallagher / Hotwire PR / US and Canadian Press
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