Fitbit and Target: Interview with Vivametrica’s CEO

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:05+00:00 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 [...]

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Vivametrica Launches Pilot with Telus

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:05+00:00 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.   [...]

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Digital Health Funding Maintains Momentum

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 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. [...]

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Vivametrica sets Legal Precedent

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 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 [...]

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Vivametrica in B2B News Network

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:07+00:00 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 [...]

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Monitors produce data but not necessarily motivation

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:07+00:00 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 [...]

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Vivametrica in Technology for Doctors

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:08+00:00 January 15th, 2015|Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news|

Wearable technology to track activity and fitness is growing in popularity, but there’s not much available to analyze the tons of data it generates. Enter Vivametrica, a Calgary-based start-up that’s developed a platform to help patients make sense of it all. Original article

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Vivametrica co-founders head new Stanford research center – mHealthNews

By | 2017-11-20T16:33:37+00:00 October 14th, 2014|analytics, news|

"We see an untapped potential in how wearable devices equipped with accelerometers can measure exercise, and how that data can be used by clinicians to 'identify optimal timing for treatment' of chronic conditions, obesity-related issues and rehabilitation, among others." Stanford University is launching a new lab designed to pull measurable and meaningful data from wearable [...]

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Media Release

By | 2017-11-20T16:33:37+00:00 October 10th, 2014|news|

In the News Vivametrica Cofounder to lead Stanford Center for Mobile Medical Technology Medical Research Center Established to Harness the Full Potential of Mobile Technologies in the Healthcare Space CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ -- While the wearable technology market continues to grow rapidly, questions remain as to how this collected data [...]

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