Samsung Health continues to drive health and wellness innovation with enhanced personalization, accessibility and wearable integration
Samsung Electronics today announced a new version of the Samsung Health app, Samsung Health1 6.0, including updated health and fitness tools, a new UI, and increased personalization to empower users to take greater control of their health and wellness. Now with over 65 million monthly active users worldwide, Samsung Health’s next iteration delivers a more personalized digital health platform.
“At Samsung, we are committed to empowering users with the tools to manage their own health and well-being,” said Peter Koo, SVP and Head of the Health Service Team at Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “We’re proud to deliver a service that continues to redefine the health and fitness experience, with new features to help our users to achieve and exceed their health goals.”
More Interactive and Personalized Content Built Around You
With an updated user experience, more user-friendly visual design and new features, Samsung Health 6.0 is more intuitive, interactive, personalized and easier to navigate. Taking user feedback and the latest design trends into consideration, the Samsung Health home screen is now simplified, categorized and prioritized according to the user’s personal needs and habits, so that users can quickly view and access preferred features.
The improved ‘Together’ tab now allows users to share photos and celebrate fitness milestones and achievements with friends all within the app. Users can also connect with Samsung’s community of users around the world to exchange texts and photos, compare achievements and encourage each other to do more to reach wellness goals together by participating in the monthly ‘Global Challenge’. The updated ‘Discover2’ tab provides a more tailored user experience, allowing users to easily find health-related content – including articles, programs and partner apps – based on their interests and level of fitness. Additionally, users can now purchase wearables, accessories, and health-related goods and services all within the platform3.
Samsung Health is also committed to strengthening its collaboration with partners to expand its digital health ecosystem and provide the best experience to users. Samsung Health now supports a complete set of SDKs for app and web service integration. This enables strategic partners to expand their services and enhance user experience. With the latest user interface and updated ‘Discover’ feature, users can find services quickly and easily, giving partners enhanced visibility of their apps, products, and content4.
Samsung Health on Samsung Smartwatches – the Ultimate Fitness Companion
The newly enhanced Samsung Health interface on Samsung wearables and smartwatches features more at-a-glance information, a workout countdown, GPS and heart rate tracking information, all available with the tap of a button. With the latest update, users can now choose from 39 different exercises and track their fitness progress when they pair with a Samsung wearable device or smartwatch. The latest Samsung smartwatch, Galaxy Watch, also allows the application to detect one of the 39 different exercises, and record data even when users switch between activities – such as from running to cycling – tracking the entire workout from start to finish5.
Users can get more out of their Samsung smartwatch, even when the workout is over, with Samsung Health’s new wellness and stress management features. With ‘Sleep Stage Detection,’ users can track their sleep cycles to improve sleep habits. Users can also manage stress in real-time through heart rate and heart rate variability monitoring, as well as with a guided breathing exercise program.
Samsung Health’s Telehealth Offerings Put You in Control
Samsung Health strives to provide more intuitive and accessible healthcare options for consumers globally. Samsung Health includes ‘Symptom Checker’ and ‘Ask an Expert6,’ which allow users to access medical information, look up symptoms, manage prescriptions and even chat live with certified doctors, all within a single application. Additionally, Samsung Health has built a partner ecosystem with well-known health brands, like Babylon (UK) and American Well (US), creating many more ways for users to improve their health and wellbeing.
Since its launch in 2012, “S Health”, a basic nutrition and fitness tracker available on select Galaxy smartphones, has grown to “Samsung Health,” a comprehensive digital health platform. It now includes interactive health features – such as telemedicine, competitions and personalized tips – across a broad range of Samsung and non-Samsung devices.
The latest Samsung Health app can be downloaded via the Google Play Store or Samsung Galaxy Apps2 . To find out more about Samsung Health, please go to: http://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/apps/samsung-health/.
What If? See the Future of Smart Cities at CES 2019
OJO Electric Scooter
The OJO Electric Scooter will be introducing a new model for CES 2019, and we are truly excited for it! This newly designed personal light electric vehicle serves as a great urban solution to inner city commuting. The creators of the OJO Electric Scooter wanted to build an equivalent to Tesla and Apple in relation to inner city mobility, and although this sounds like a far-reaching ideal, Black Video News can assure you this has been accomplished. With its aesthetically and functionally pleasing design coupled with its zero-carbon emission framework, OJO has met its goal in capturing the hearts of the urban millennial who wants to save the world and make it to work in the most timely and fashionable manner possible.
The OJO Electric has a range of 25 miles per charge, which is leading among this industry. This is done through its patented lithium ion battery that has built in built into the ferrying, so you’ll always be able to charge it wherever as an outlet accessible! Along with this, the OJO electric scooter’s patented aluminum frame has the listed capacity of 300 pounds, but some suggest it has the capacity to hold up to 400 pounds. A key feature of this vehicle is its patented design, inspired by the surfboard! The curvature of the OJO Electric Scooter, allows it to be easily stood on, riding the wave of innovative technology, or you can sit in comfort and cruise around the city. Other notable features of the OJO Electric scooter include its dual Bluetooth speakers, LED lighting, and the fact that you do not need a license to operate this vehicle.
Black Video News is excited for the new model of the OJO electric scooter set to be displayed at CES in 2019. These immerging transportation technologies are transformative now and will be pivotal in times to come.
ATARI Pong Table 2019
Think back to the first time you experienced a video game. What comes to mind? Is it the joy of competing with your best friends at the arcade on the weekend? Is it the minimalistic sounds that we eerily never forget, or the janky block movements that leave all participants frustrated yet equally joyous? How would you reimagine these games today? Would you be able to maintain the feel of the old, yet at the same time reintroduce the same game you loved in a way that leaves the new in awe?
PONG will be making its revolutionary return to CES in 2019, in attempt to reintroduce all these memories we hold dear to us, in the form of a coffee table! Powered by its creator, Atari, the Atari PONG table possesses an aesthetically pleasing design, coupling functionality with one of the most iconic games of the 20th century in a way that audiences from all demographics will appreciate.
Furthermore, the game itself has transitioned from being simply digital, but having a real-life PONG utilizing moving pixelated balls and paddles.
Atari has done a wonderful job modernizing the PONG, enabling it to match the desires of the digital age while maintaining the nostalgic qualities that we all love. The Atari PONG coffee table possesses the same retro sounds, bouncing movements familiar to the old, while also enabling connect your phone via Bluetooth to play whatever you would like aloud. This is a feature that newer audiences who might get bored with the two, and I mean two sounds in the entire game, will genuinely appreciate. Furthermore, the game itself has transitioned from being simply digital, but having a real-life PONG utilizing moving pixelated balls and paddles. The real-life pong ball (square) utilizes a magnet to stay attached to the table, but keeps the same mechanics of the original game, utilizing the pixelated paddles.
Ultimately, this a timeless product that uniquely captivates the hearts of older and younger audiences alike. We cannot wait to see PONG at CES in 2019.