The Google Fit SDK is an open ecosystem made up of Android device APIs & a RESTful API for all platforms to access. The APIs access wearable device sensors to sync Google Fit data with a single repository, the Google Fit Store, where they can interface data with 3rd party applications. The SDK consists of the fitness store, a sensor framework, permission and user controls, and the Google Fit APIs.
The number and variety of services around Uber’s offering continues to grow thanks to its API platform that allows third-party developers to build innovative services and applications on top of Uber’s resources. Gordon Wintrob speaks to Andrew Noonan, Partner Engineer at Uber, about the platform.
Xert from Baron Biosystems is a software suite that provides in-depth power data analysis for athletes. Baron Biosystems has leveraged the Connect IQ platform to bring their cycling experience to athletes, providing them with real-time power and training data to track fitness improvement.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Wearables, Monitoring, and Messaging. Featured today is the FitPay API, which allows developers to add payment features to wearables using biometrics to ensure user security. Here's look at what is new.