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12 New Partners Integrate the Withings Platform and Enrich the Withings Communicating Devices Product Line

7 Jan 2011

Las Vegas, Nevada – January 7, 2011- CES/ North Hall/ Booth #3619- Withings sees the number of international partners being interfaced with the WiFi Body Scale considerably increasing. This dynamics already benefits the new Withings products announced at the CES 2011 and confirms the move of consumer electronics towards communicating objects.

Not less than 12 new international partners specialized in the coaching online interface themselves today with the Withings balance in order to better serve their users, these partners add up to nearly 10 million regular users and come to be added with the long list from existing partners already interfaced with the communicating balance, Withings WiFi Body Scale.

If the generalization of the use of the smartphones contributed to the successes of online coaching and fitness services by facilitating the seizure and the safeguard of users data, communicating objects such as the Withings Body Scale are making this services even easier for the end users to follow seamlessly.

Today, the following sites will interface with the communicating Withings WiFi Body Scale: the American Loseit.com with 7 million users, Stickk.com with 2 million users, ichange.com, thecarrot.com, GazelleApp.com, the German rubitrack.com, sportanalytix.com, GPS-Sport.net, tobesport.com, the French tobesport.com in addition with 2peak.com and Zipongo.

In addition, digifit.com, Google Health, Microsoft Health Vault, thecarrot.com, which all interfaced with the WiFi Body Scale already will now interface with the newly announced Withings Blood Pressure Monitor to offer a richer management of health and lifestyles.

Cédric Hutchings, Withings co-founder says: “Consumer Electronics is living a true change. The connected devices allow the proliferation of a new generation of online services directly brought closer to the end user without forcing him/her to painfully enter measurements and registration. The communicating object, adapted better definitively comes to revolutionize traditional electronics. It is what Withings tends to demonstrates in the field of wellness and health 2.0”.

About Withings:

Withings is a French start-up established by three executives from the technology and telecom industry.

With a focus on the innovation and design for everyday products, Withings introduced in September 2009

its first-of-its-kind WiFi Bodyscale. For more information on Withings, visit www.withings.com.

About Withings

About Withings WiFi BodyScale

The WiFi Body Scale is the world’s first WiFi connected personal weight scale, which automatically records the user’s body weight, lean & fat mass, and calculated body mass index (BMI) to his/her secure webpage and/or free Withings iPhone, iPad & Android application, Withings.  The scale is currently available on www.withings.com for $159.00 USD or 129 €.

About Withings Blood Pressure Monitor

Withings Blood Pressure Monitor is the World’s First iPhone Connected Blood Pressure Monitor with Online Monitoring and Measurement Storage.  Available end of January on www.withings.com for 129 € or $ 129.00 USD.

About Withings Smart Baby Monitor

The Smart Baby Monitor by Withings is a new generation of communicating baby monitor that’s connected to the iPhone.  Available end of March 2011 on www.withings.com.

About Withings Partnerships

The Withings API allows users of these online sites to seamlessly upload their data to the sites (weight, tension etc.). No longer will users need to login to these individual sites just to record their measurements, all they need to do is step on the Withings WiFi Body Scale or to wear the Withings Blood Pressure Monitor and it’s done for them.

List of some of the Withings partners:

About DailyBurn:

DailyBurn is the premier online fitness community that allows individuals to track detailed information about their exercise and nutrition, visualize their progress, and achieve their health and fitness goals faster.  DailyBurn is all about motivating people to live healthier, happier lives. Users can create an account for free or subscribe to a full-featured PRO account for under $5.00 per month. www.dailyburn.com

About Digifit

The Digifit™ Ecosystem is a full suite of apps and related hardware used to track the most accurate fitness and health data. www.digifit.com

About FitOrbit

FitOrbit matches consumers with a real live personal trainer based on their lifestyle preferences and fitness goals, providing affordable and accessible one on one fitness training and meal planning over the Internet. With the new Withings Body Scale, vital information such as Weight, Body Mass Index (BMI), and Lean vs. Fat Mass, is instantly sent to the FitOrbit online personal trainer, allowing them to provide objective measurement, auto-tracking and reporting, and expert analysis for their FitOrbit client. www.fitorbit.com

About GazelleApp

Gazelle, from Quest Diagnostics, is a secure mobile health platform that allows you to manage your personal health information and receive your Quest Diagnostics laboratory results directly on your BlackBerry, iPhone, or Android (coming soon). With Gazelle, you can see, store and share your vital health information with ease and security while on the go. Easily share up-to-date medical information conveniently by e-mail or fax with physicians and other caregivers.  www.GazelleApp.com

About Google Health

Google Health is a personal health record that allows users to store, organize, and manage health information all in one place. It organizes a user’s health information and allows them to share that information with family members, caregivers and doctors. www.google.com/health

About GymTechnik

Founded in June 2008, GymTechnik is an Online and Mobile fitness tracking service. Setup your workout routines online, and then use your BlackBerry, or web enabled iPhone, Nokia, or Android Handset as a workout journal. Gym Technik Mobile lets you access pre-planned workouts, keep track of workout & body stat progress, and upload before/after photos. Gym Technik turns your Smartphone into your workout partner. Your workouts, your music, your lifestyle, all within reach. www.gymtechnik.com

About iChange

iChange matches you with a nationally acclaimed weight loss expert who guides you through a personalized program designed to show results quickly and keep weight off permanently. All from the convenience of your home.  www.ichange.com

About Loseit

Succeed at weight loss with Lose It! Set goals and establish a daily calorie budget that enables you to meet them. Stay on track each day by recording your food and exercise and staying within your budget. Best of all, Lose It! (and all of the features of Lose It!) are completely free. 7 Billions users. www.loseit.com

About Microsoft® HealthVault

Microsoft® HealthVault is a personal health application platform designed to put consumers in control of their health information. HealthVault provides a privacy- and security-enhanced foundation on which a broad ecosystem of providers can build innovative health and wellness solutions such as personal health records, disease management, fitness, weight loss and other Web applications. HealthVault can be used to collect and store health information that would otherwise reside in disparate systems and transfer the information between a variety of providers’ health services and systems. It enables the reuse and free flow of interoperable and transportable personal health information. For more information, visit www.HealthVault.com

About RubiTrack

RubiTrack is an activity tracking and exercise journal software for the Mac. It lets you display, analyze and organize your indoor and outdoor workouts for sports such as running, biking, walking, hiking, skiing and many more. www.rubitrack.com

About RunKeeper

RunKeeper is a mobile fitness platform founded in 2008 and based in Boston. RunKepper ‘s mission : to make fitness tracking and training easier to use and more fun. www.RunKeeper.com

About Run.GPS Trainer

Since over 10 years Munich based eSymetric GmbH has been developing software for workflow management, e-commerce and mobile devices. Our product “Run.GPS Trainer” is one of the most  complete and most well-known solutions for sports on smartphones. It is suitable for all motion based sports such as running, cycling, hiking and inline skating. The app is available for Windows Phone and Google Android and is closely linked to the GPS-Sport.net sports community, which is also run by eSymetric. www.GPS-Sport.org

About SportAnalytix

online sport diary and analysis of GPS tracks www.SportAnalytix.com

About Stickk

stickK enables users to form commitment contracts to help them achieve their personal goals. These goals may be to lose weight, run a marathon, exercise regularly or quit smoking.  2 billions users www.Stickk.com

About Strands

Strands.com is a free online training nutrition and exercise log that will give your Withings weight profile the context you need to reach your weight-loss goals. With the WiThings scale, your weight is delivered instantly to your Strands.com account and charted with a calorie equation (calories consumed – calories burned) based on your nutrition and exercise entries. You can log your exercise and nutrition on-the-go using the Strands.com full-featured iPhone application. Strands.com is also a social network where you can connect with your friends and with other active people to share tips and motivate each other to live a healthier and active lifestyle. www.strands.com

About TheCarrot

Track, record, report and share health, medical and personal growth data using TheCarrot.com’s free, secure and easy to use mobile and web-based tools.  www.TheCarrot.com

About Tobesport

Online multisports coaching and management service. www.Tobesport.com

About Zipongo

Zipongo is a fun way to securely track, share and explore new foods, activities and your sleep habits, designed by the physician, nutritionist and engineering team behind the Drive 2 Fitness. Play Zipongo with friends to stake your claim for virtual ownership of foods and activities with Chef Honors and MVP Honors as you climb the leaderboard with Zipoints. Gain new insights on food nutrition, activities and your overall wellness, mood and performance, as you optimize your ‘LifePower’ dashboard, with guidance from friends or our personalized sample meal, exercise and sleep plans. Or, share your wisdom with a personal food and activity blog, as you ‘go Live it Up, and Live Well. www.zipongo.com

About 2Peak
Dynamic and adaptive individual nutrition and/or training plan which follows your evolving requirements.  2PEAK uses data such as from your Withings scale or training instruments and calculates your ideal personal training and nutrition plan for every day. Based on your log, your training and nutrition is continuously adapted and therefore your goal will always remain within reach. Log and and analysis are unlimited free while adaptive planning can be tested 21 days for free. www.2peak.com

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