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Fitbit, Inc.  Company Profile

13:53 EDT 21st June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. Headquartered in San Francisco, Fitbit pioneered the connected health and fitness market starting in 2007, and since then, has grown into a leading global health and fitness brand. The Fitbit platform combines connected health and fitness devices with software and services to help people become more active, exercise more, sleep better, eat smarter, and manage their weight. Fitbit products are carried in over 45,000 retail stores and in more than 50 countries.


News Articles [49 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Fitbit faces possible contempt charges over handling of customer’s arbitration

Judge James Donato, who is overseeing a class action alleging that Fitbit trackers miscalculated users’ heart rates, remarked that Fitbit’s behavior “appears to be an absolutely unacceptable lev...

Fitbit joins forces with Google to integrate wearable user data with electronic medical records

In a new collaboration with Google, Fitbit is hoping to enhance its healthcare credibility. By using the Google

Fitbit and Google Team Up to Develop Consumer and Enterprise Health Solutions

Fitbit and Google are exploring the development of consumer and enterprise health solutions. Fitbit intends to use Google’s new Cloud Healthcare API to help the company integrate further into the ...

Fitbit Rolls Out New Digital Health Apps with its Partners to Improve Overall Health

Leading global wearables brand Fitbit, today announced new apps and clock faces to help people better manage their health, directly from the wrist.Built using Fitbit’s SDK, the apps and clock faces ...

Your Fitbit could warn you about heart disease

It seems that almost everyone these days has a fitbit, or some other form of wearable sensor for personal fitness tracking. However, a research article published in the open access journal PLOS Biolog...

Fitbit Schedules Q118 Financial Results for May 2, 2018

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leading global wearables brand, today announced that it expects to release results for its first quarter 2018 on Wednesday, May 2, after market clos...

Fitbit is dead set on taking down the Apple Watch

Fitbit (FIT) is determined to wrestle the smartwatch market away from Apple (AAPL). Available for presale March 13, the $199 Versa smartwatch easily undercuts the more costly Apple Watch, which start...

Fitbit Schedules Q4 and FY17 Financial Results for February 26, 2018

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leading global wearables brand, today announced that it expects to release results for its fourth quarter and full year 2017 on Monday, February 26,...

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PubMed Articles [12 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Modeling Clinically Validated Physical Activity Assessments Using Commodity Hardware.

Consumer-grade wearable activity devices such as Fitbits are increasingly being used in research settings to promote physical activity (PA) due to their low-cost and widespread popularity. However, Fi...

Assessment of the Fitbit Charge 2 for monitoring heart rate.

Fitness trackers are devices or applications for monitoring and tracking fitness-related metrics such as distance walked or run, calorie consumption, quality of sleep and heart rate. Since accurate he...

How well does a commercially available wearable device measure sleep in young athletes?

The validity of a commercially available wearable device for measuring total sleep time was examined in a sample of well-trained young athletes during night-time sleep periods and daytime naps. Partic...

Video-Recorded Validation of Wearable Step Counters under Free-living Conditions.

The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of 14 step counting methods under free-living conditions. MethodsTwelve adults (mean±SD, age: 35±13 yr) wore a chest harness that held a GoPro...

Validity of wearable activity monitors for tracking steps and estimating energy expenditure during a graded maximal treadmill test.

The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of energy expenditure (EE) estimation and step tracking abilities of six activity monitors (AMs) in relation to indirect calorimetry and hand count...

Clinical Trials [96 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Long-term Usage of the Fitbit® Among Medical Residents

This is a one year follow up survey study after a Fitbit® challenge study to determine if wearing a Fitbit® motivates residents to increase their physical activity. This study seeks to d...

Fitbit® Based Physical Activity Intervention After Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

The purpose of this study is to: 1. Determine whether the Physical Therapy (PT) & Fitbit® intervention should proceed to a full-scale clinical trial. This decision will be based o...

Fitbit Pilot Study in Post-operative Lumbar Degenerative Spinal Stenosis Patients

Spinal stenosis is a common orthopedic spine condition that limits individuals ability to walk and stand because of nerve compression. Surgical treatment can alleviate leg pain and improve...

Fitbit for Postoperative Ambulation

This trial will investigate whether using reminder alarms with a wireless activity tracking device (Fitbit) will increase daily ambulation in individuals who have just had colorectal surge...

The HOPE Trial:Helping Our Patients Excel

This research study is evaluating a new smartphone application named the "Helping Our Patients Excel (HOPE)" app with Fitbit devices. The HOPE app was designed to learn about improving qua...

Companies [4 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Fitbit, Inc. 

Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. Headquartered in San Francisco, Fitbit pioneered...

Fitbit, Inc.

Fitbit creates award-winning mobile health tools. Fitbit combines elegant, intelligent hardware with free and easy-to-use online tools to help anyone effectively track their healt...

Fitbit Inc.

FitStar’s mission is to build a digital health and fitness platform to inspire people to live healthier lives. Founded in 2012, the company has been backed by several promine...

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal makes good health attainable and sustainable for everyone. Powered by more than 30 million people, MyFitnessPal is the leading free resource to take charge of daily h...

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