Wearables were a hot trend at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona this week. No fewer than six devices made their debut, including fitness bands and full-on smartwatches. Without app support, however, these tools are little more than expensive jewelry.
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||Samsung Simband is a wearable device to monitor heart rate, blood pressure, and skin temperature. Written in C++ language, developers can access data from SAMI, Samsung's data exchange platform via...||Health||03.02.2016|
Samsung ARTIK Cloud
||Samsung ARTIK Cloud is an open data exchange platform designed to bring order to the chaos, break down the silos, and empower you to bring about the promise of IoT. With easy to use, open APIs and...||Internet of Things||02.19.2016|
Health apps may come into contact with data protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). APIs can help developers to achieve compliance.
Samsung and the Tizen Association recently made the Tizen Software Development Kit for Wearables available from the Tizen developer web site. The SDK supports any wearable running Samsung's Tizen operating system, but that's an extremely limited number of devices at the moment, with just the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches filling the space.