Nike Fuelband vs Withings Pulse


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Nike Fuelband
The Nike+ FuelBand is designed for anyone who wants to be more active. It measures your daily activity and turns it all into NikeFuel. So you can set a goal for every day and then go out and beat it. Life is a sport. Make it Count.
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Withings Pulse
Whatever your fitness level or style, the Withings Pulse can help you be more active and improve your health. During the day it captures steps, distance walked, elevation climbed and calories burned. At night, it monitors your sleeping cycles. And when asked,
it measures your heart rate and blood oxygen level. The Pulse offers an empowering experience, as you are able to better yourself by making informed choices.

Latest news about Nike Fuelband and Withings Pulse:



01.06.16. Nokia acquired health gadget maker Withings. Nokia acquired fitness focused gadget maker Withings for $190M and created Digital Health business unit that will focuse on "preventive health and patient care". Withings makes of range of mostly fitness focused gadgets, such as its Go activity tracker, which has an e-ink screen and tracks steps, sleep, running and swimming and boasts an eight-month battery life, advanced fitness tracker Pulse and range of fitness tracking watches Activité (which sync with a companion app); along with more specialist health tech gadgetry - such as a wireless blood pressure monitor, a wi-fi connected thermometer and a connected baby scales.



13.07.14. Nike FuelBand is available on Android. Two years after launching the FuelBand activity tracking wristband with iOS app, Nike finally has released the app for Android users. The companion app provides access to NikeFuel score information and history, and makes it so that your Android device can connect to your FuelBand as long as it has Bluetooth LE capabilities. Other features include the ability to track and receive progress updates for a daily NikeFuel goal, tracking by individual session, the new “Win the Hour” feature for FuelBand SE owners, leaderboard with friends, syncing in the background over Bluetooth LE and more.



22.04.14. Nike will stop developing FuelBand. Nike fired much of the team responsible for the development of its FuelBand and shelved plans for a new version of the fitness tracker. Why run for the exit now? Nike FuelBand is now one of the market leaders and receives generally good reviews. Nike isn't leaving behind wearables - it's just not going to make any new hardware. The company said it will continue to support existing FuelBands, and its team will work to adapt the software for more platforms. Given Nike's close ties to Apple, this only fuels speculation about an upcoming release of the long-rumored Apple wearable — the iWatch.