Exclusive: Google Wants To Collect Your Health Data With ‘Google Fit’


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Google will announce the service that processes data from apps and wearable trackers later this month, to rival Apple’s HealthKit and Samsung’s Sami platform.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Google Fit will aggregate data through open APIs, instruction sets that allow apps to share information, and will also announce partnerships with wearable device makers at its I/O conference, Forbes understands. One source with knowledge of Google’s plans said Google Fit would allow a wearable device that measures data like steps or heart rate to interface with Google’s cloud-based services, and become part of the Google Fit ecosystem. Google could not be reached for comment at the time of writing

See on www.forbes.com

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