Garmin beefs up its wearables with advanced sleep monitoring

Garmin advanced sleep tracking REM stages

This month, GPS navigation and wearable technology specialists Garmin have quietly rolled out a software upgrade which significantly improve the sleep monitoring accuracy and functionality of its smartwatches and activity trackers. Garmin Connect, the app that powers its wearables now features advanced sleep monitoring, which offers capabilities similar to that of its rival FitBit, who … Read more

Fitbit’s newest wearable gets serious about sleep tracking

FitBit Alta HR heart rate variability

Fitbit announces the Alta HR wristband, the first device to feature their new, heart-rate based sleep tracking algorithm. In the world of digital health, when Fitbit makes an announcement, everyone listens. The market leader in wearable activity trackers is a rare ‘unicorn’ in the industry – a billion dollar giant capable of setting trends and shaping the vision … Read more