Fitbit announces new health apps and clock faces for its Ionic and Versa smartwatches

Fitbit announces new health apps and clock faces for its Ionic and Versa smartwatches
Fitbit is trying hard to be successful in the smartwatch market and the first step towards that goal is the improvement of its software platform. Fitbit OS comes pre-installed on the Ionic and Versa, the company's latest smartwatches, but since its a newly launched platform, it needs a lot of work.

The latest addition to Fitbit OS is support for health partner apps and clock faces, which have been built using the proprietary software development kit (SDK). These apps and clock faces should provide Fitbit smartwatch users new options to improve wellness and help manage conditions, such as diabetes and some types of cancer, Fitbit says in an official statement.


Among the new health apps and clock faces that will be available to all Ionic and Versa owners, Fitbit mentioned Dexcom, Diplomat Pharmacy, Fitabase, Go365 by Humana, Limeade, One Drop, Sickweather, and Walgreens.

Dexcom's app will be available in the second half of the year, while the rest of the app and clock faces that aren't available today should go live by summer 2018.

source: Fitbit

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4 Comments

1. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1312; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Maybe if they added support for Google fit. I just got a Versa and sadly it cannot sync with Google fit.

4. N2Wind

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 19, 2011

Look at FitnessSyncer.com . I use it to sync my fitbit to healthvault.

2. Joosty

Posts: 468; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

Loving my Versa.

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