Wearable APIs Part-I

Wearable APIs Part-I

Wearable technology, wearables, fashionable technology, wearable devices, tech togs, or fashion electronics are clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic dighlthtechnologies. Wearable devices such as activity trackers are a good example of the Internet of Things, since they are part of the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with a manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices, without requiring human intervention. They capture the data from the sensors and store on cloud or wearable device itself. These vendors also provide various dashboards of the data collected from these devices. Apart from the dashboards they also provide the APIs to the developers so that they can build new innovative apps or healthcare personal can use the data. There are various Wearable APIs which i will touch down these set of blogs.

FitBit API.

Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the connected health and fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness. The Fitbit Web API enables third-party applications to access and write data on behalf of users. Register your Application here. The API docs are here.

Misfit API.

Misfit has a variety of wearable technology products that track a user’s activity, health data, sleep, and more. The Misfit API allows developers to access and integrate Misfit’s functionality with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving activity information, retrieve health information, and manage accounts. Register your Application here. The API docs are here.

 

Google Fit 

An open platform that lets users control their fitness data, developers build smarter apps, and manufacturers focus on creating amazing devices.The Google Fit REST API allows users to store and reference data in the Google Fitness store in order to create 3rd party fitness applications. The API can be used to create, obtain, list, aggregate.

Runkeeper API.

RunKeeper is an online health & fitness tracking service built on top of the Health Graph. The Health Graph allows users to keep track of their workouts, nutrition information, sleep and body measurements data, blood glucose levels, and much more in one place.  Register Applications here to start using the HealthGraph API

Conclusion:

In This blog i listed the top five popular wearable APIs. Start getting the data from all of these apis using https://gethealth.io. I coming blogs I will list and describe other popular wearable apis.

 

Refrences: Wikipeadia

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