Earlier this month Fitbit was granted clearance by the US FDA to passively send notifications when signs of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) were detected by its smartwatches and trackers. Now, Fitbit is officially rolling out Irregular Heart Rhythm Notifications to nine of its products, including the Sense and Charge 5.
Fitbit Versa 2 Stories April 27
Fitbit Versa 2 Stories July 29, 2020
Thanks to Google Play Services, Android smartphones can recognize some accessories that need to be setup in the area such as Chromecasts, Wear OS watches, and more. Recently, though, Android devices have picked up the ability to get setup notifications for nearby Fitbit devices.
Fitbit Versa 2 Stories June 11, 2020
In November, Google framed its acquisition of Fitbit as a way to “help more people with wearables.” However, since the deal is still pending regulatory approval, the two companies have yet to integrate or announce any joint plans. That now appears to be changing as Fitbit works on bringing Google Assistant support to its devices.