YYC Tech Gives Raises $184,815 For the Food Bank

By | December 18th, 2015|news, startup|

"YYC Tech Gives is the collective effort of Calgary tech companies ranging from small startups to big multinational corporations. This year, 24 organizations came together." -TechVibes As a start-up, Vivametrica was happy to be part of this year's YYC Tech Gives initiative, which raised a total of $184,815 for the Calgary Food Bank. This amount [...]

Pebble Health co-developed by Vivametrica co-founders at Stanford University

By | December 16th, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

Yesterday Pebble announced it's move into the health and wellness space with Pebble Health and a new firmware update. Now Pebble watches will have a built-in activity and sleep tracking function. Read more here. This is an exciting development for wearables, health and open source. "To create the most accessible wearable health platform, Pebble has partnered [...]

Vivametrica and Siksika Team up for Better Health

By | November 3rd, 2015|news, Wearable devices|

Technology Startup Vivametrica Partners with Siksika Health Services to Improve Health & Wellness Siksika Health Services is world-renowned for their innovative approaches to improving and sustaining the well-being of nation members. Siksika Health Services provides a range of support to Siksikawa including healthcare, community outreach and education programs to address systemic problems such as high [...]

Vivametrica “One to Watch” at TechRev Innovators 2015

By | October 8th, 2015|news, startup|

Congratulations to all 11 companies named as TechRev Innovators 2015! The 2015 TechRev Innovators event recognized some of the most exciting technology-based companies developed in Southern Alberta. Through the TechRev initiative, Innovate Calgary is proud to support and promote the local technology community,” says Peter Garrett, president, Innovate Calgary. “We are celebrating some important milestones [...]

Fitbit and Target: Interview with Vivametrica’s CEO

By | September 24th, 2015|analytics, corporate wellness, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, news, Wearable devices|

  Vivametrica CEO Dr. Richard Hu was recently interviewed by Raju Mudhar for the Toronto Star. In this article Dr. Hu provides insight on the wearable device market, health and wellness data analytics and corporate wellness. Read the write-up on the deal between Fitbit and Target, one of America's largest retailers. Corporate-wide purchase: Fitbit and [...]

Vivametrica Launches Pilot with Telus

By | August 31st, 2015|analytics, corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news|

Vivametrica is excited to announce our latest pilot project with Telus. We offer a pilot program that allows prospective clients the opportunity to experience our services in controlled, cost effective manner. A close collaboration between Vivametrica and the Pilot organization provides valuable insights into the health and wellness of the Pilot organization that until now has not been possible.   [...]

Digital Health Funding Maintains Momentum

By | July 7th, 2015|markets, news|

At the end of the first quarter, it was too early to tell if digital health funding could keep up with the record-breaking growth in 2014. But now at the half-year mark, investors have spoken—digital health isn’t slowing down with 2015 bringing in $2.1B in funding, just short of the same time period in 2014. [...]

Vivametrica sets Legal Precedent

By | July 2nd, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, legal, news|

Wearables see their second court case with data from a fitbit device used as evidence. In this particular case a woman that claimed to be attacked is facing misdemeanor charges. This follows an investigation combined with data from her device showing her active and walking around during the time of the alleged attack. Legal Precedent for [...]

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 [...]

Monitors produce data but not necessarily motivation

By | March 9th, 2015|Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news|

"Christy Tomkins-Lane, an associate professor at Royal Roads University in Victoria and a visiting assistant professor at the Stanford Center for Medical Mobile Technology in California, believes that devices will be able eventually to take the guess work out of wearable data analysis. 'The piece that is missing is that personalization and that interpretation [...]