Runtastic Orbit vs Withings Pulse


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Runtastic Orbit
Runtastic Orbit with companion app Runtastic Me offers you reliable, on-the-go tracking to help you get a better sense of your daily movements, personal habits and untapped potential. Data generated by Runtastic Orbit is synced with Runtastic Me wirelessly, allowing you to view comprehensive daily stats (including your sleep tracking!) in your Me app and on the Orbit’s display.
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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 Runtastic Orbit 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.



01.08.14. Runtastic launched Orbit, its own wearable gadget. The fitness-focused startup Runtastic, known for its run-tracking apps, is getting into wearables with Orbit, its first fitness tracker. The $119 Orbit is a tiny pod with a small screen and a silver button that slips either into a wristband or a belt clip. It tracks steps, distance, calories, active minutes, sleep and ambient lighting. What makes it remarkable isn't its features—step-tracking, in particular, is a commodity—but the thoughtfulness of its hardware and software design, particularly for people who work out a lot. The company is also launching a new iOS and Android app, Runtastic Me, a companion app for the Orbit that will serve as a hub for tracking all the fitness data collected by the tracker. The app also allows users to set fitness and sleep goals and track their progress over time.