Establishing Corporate Wellness ROI

By | June 16th, 2015|analytics, corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare|

According to the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey, released earlier this month, "organizations that offer health benefits to their employees are looking for more information and analysis regarding their plans." Corporate wellness is not a new concept by any means, but over the years employers have not generally quantified Return on Investment (ROI) of their programs in a [...]

Putting Wearable Data to Use

By | May 7th, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, healthcare, Wearable devices|

With wearables as the current technology trend, new devices are constantly entering the market, and at considerable volume. "Shipments of smart wearables are expected to grow from 9.7 million in 2013 to 135 million in 2018, according to CCS Insight's new global forecast." The much-anticipated and talked about Apple watch has been recently released in [...]

Vivametrica Video

By | May 1st, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, Wearable devices|

Vivametrica provides Analytics as a Service for health & wellness. We translate data into quantifiable information to help inform decision making. Watch our video.

Meaningful Health Analytics for Wearables are here

By | April 13th, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, healthcare, legal, markets, Wearable devices|

People are more in control of our health than we ever have been before. Unfortunately, we are not doing a great job with this control. The majority of diseases killing us and causing disability in 2015 are what we call ‘diseases of inactivity’. Examples include diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, and obesity. For the most [...]

Enterprise Health and Wellness Use Case for Wearables

By | March 26th, 2015|analytics, enterprise health and wellness, healthcare, Wearable devices|

Increasingly, companies are investing in health and wellness. This comes not just as an additional employee benefit, but rather a strategic decision on the part of enterprises. A study by RAND reports the return on investment to be $1.50 for wellness programs. Logically it makes sense, healthier and happier employees are more productive and savings come in [...]

Vivametrica in B2B News Network

By | March 20th, 2015|analytics, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

"This month Apple announced the April release of its Apple Watch, and that is just the latest entry in the growing world of wearable tech. As these devices become more widespread, there’s an expanding market for companies that can utilize the data generated by these devices. Vivametrica is getting in on the ground floor with this rising trend. A Calgary-based tech [...]

Inactivity and your Risk for Chronic Disease

By | March 13th, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, Uncategorized, Wearable devices|

The risks of inactivity are generally known. However, the precise definition of "inactivity" may need clarification. Most people think of being inactive as simply lack of exercise. Studies have shown that periods of inactivity such as sitting increase risk of disease and mortality independent of exercise. Recent research has shown that sitting for prolonged periods is [...]

Vivametrica named as Hot Tech Innovator by ABI Research

By | February 23rd, 2015|analytics, markets, startup|

"ABI Research expects Vivametrica to expand and grow as a category maker throughout 2015 and beyond. Other companies can enter the market and try to compete with Vivametrica, but they most likely will not have the clinical research and bio-statistical methods figured out in addition to the data analytics, which is the true value [...]

Vivametrica in Techvibes

By | February 12th, 2015|analytics, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, startup, Wearable devices|

As the future of wearable sensor devices shows no signs of slowing down, one Calgary startup is stepping up in capturing the data they collect. Vivametrica has recently opened another round of funding and they will also be pitching on the main stage at the Canadian Financing Forum in Vancouver on February 19-20. Original [...]

I love fitness, but can my wearable tell me how fit I am?

By | February 9th, 2015|analytics, Exercise and fitness, Wearable devices|

With the increasing popularity of wearable devices in wellness, one might be wondering what these devices can actually tell us about our fitness. Before we can answer this question, we need to understand what ‘fitness’ really is. The word fitness means different things to different people. To an exercise scientist, fitness reflects the ability of [...]