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These 7 Activities Can Improve Your Heart Health

Worried about succumbing to heart disease? While there are factors you can’t change like medical and family history, there is plenty you can do to help your heart stay healthy. Start with these 7 habits of heart healthy people! 30 Minutes Of Exercise A Day A healthy heart demands exercise – and a good balance […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – March 2018

We are excited to share we are ramping up for shipping and determining logistics to get your iBeat watch safely delivered! We wanted to provide a production update and our shipment plan as many of you have inquired via email. Our team is currently working on our second production batch of watches – all of […]


How To Help Your Elderly Parents Take Charge Of Their Health

Chances are good you have an elderly loved one in your life. It could be a parent, a grandparent, a beloved aunt or uncle, or just a really good friend. If you love them, then educate them about their heart health. By 2020, senior citizens will make up 20% of the population, but only a […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – February 2018

Our beta program is in full swing, and the incoming feedback has been very positive! We’ll be making fine tweaks and updates to the watch based on this valuable feedback and look forward to delivering a beautifully designed product that makes you feel safer, empowered, and more in charge of your heart health. On the […]


3 Ways to Reduce Stress for a Healthier Heart

In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget to stop, take a good look around, and ask ourselves how we’ve been feeling. People are so used to living with the symptoms of stress that they often don’t realize they’ve been hurting their overall well-being! However, stress has a detrimental impact on our physical, emotional, and mental […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – January 2018

Happy 2018! The year is off to a great start, and we’ve made a lot of headway since the holidays. During the first week of January, we exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CES is an annual gathering of consumer brands, business leaders, pioneering thinkers, tech lovers, and up-and-coming tech companies […]


How iBeat Differs from the Apple Watch and Fitbit

A question we often get asked is, “How is the iBeat smartwatch different from the Apple Watch or a Fitbit?” Don’t they all monitor heart rate? The short answer is yes, they do all monitor heart rate, but how frequently they measure heart rate and other vitals, and what they do with these vitals is […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – December 2017

Product production is moving along! Last month we received our first batch of testing-ready watches and after making a few material updates, we are excited to share we’ve kicked off outside beta testing. During this process, we’ll be collecting critical user feedback to ensure the iBeat Watch fits seamlessly into one’s everyday life, while paying close attention […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – November 2017

It’s been a busy month at iBeat. We’re in full swing with manufacturing and internal user testing and are excited at how quickly things are coming along. As you may have read in our last update, we received our first batch of testing-ready watches and battery chargers. Upon rigid testing, including everyday wear and tear, […]


8 Habits You Probably Didn’t Know Were Bad for Your Heart

It’s never too late to incorporate healthy heart habits into your daily routine. However, it’s not always easy to break bad habits, especially if you’re unaware they’re bad habits in the first place. Read on to find out the eight worst habits for your heart and how you can break them for improved heart health. […]


Top 5 Exercises for a Happy and Strong Heart

Did you know that the heart is a muscle? And just like other muscles, your heart needs exercise to stay healthy and strong. But how exactly does exercise impact your heart? Cardiovascular exercise is any exercise that causes an increase in heart rate. An elevated heart rate means more blood is flowing to the heart at […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – October 2017

We’re excited to provide another production update! We’ve got a few photos from inside our manufacturing facility to give you a sneak peek into the process of creating the iBeat Watch! Below are a few photos from production.   Production is moving along successfully, and we’re pleased to share we have received our first set […]


The Top 3 Best Tech Devices for Seniors

The world of technology has been rapidly evolving, with more advanced and innovative gadgets entering the market every few months. There has also been a great deal of innovation in tech devices for seniors. Many of these devices aim to solve simple daily issues, such as remembering to take your medications or monitor your blood […]


5 Ways to Prevent a Fatal Outcome After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

When it comes to cardiac arrest, every second counts. Here are five ways one can prevent a fatal outcome after suffering a heart attack, sudden cardiac arrest, stroke, or other heart-related health emergency. 1. Be aware of early symptoms – A recent study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles found that nearly half of patients […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – September 2017

Hope you’re enjoying the last days of summer! We sure are! We’ve made a lot of progress on the watch and are excited to share an update on the product and company. We have been building out each and every feature of the watch and are working diligently to fine-tune the device’s firmware and internal […]


Emergency Watch Features That Can Save Your Life

  Wearables and smartwatches offer an amazing amount of data, yet, so very few make full use of the data and the technology packed inside. While many smartwatches on the market can collect and provide users with everything from their heart rate and sleep cycles, to their GPS location, these features only scratch the surface […]


Why Emergency Help Devices for Seniors Need a Facelift

When’s the last time you got excited about a personal emergency help device? We’ve all seen the black-and-white commercials of a helpless person rolling around and being rescued at the push of a button. The commercials were cheesy, but the concept made absolute sense. Now, envision a world where this lifesaving technology came standard with the […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – August 2017

Happy August! Can you believe that summer is already halfway over?! Several of you have been reaching out asking to see the product in action so we put together this video showing off the watch’s interface and demonstrating how the emergency help button works. For more product videos, we encourage you to subscribe to our YouTube channel. We […]


How You Can Live A Full Life With Heart Disease

  Wondering how to manage life with heart disease? We share how you can live the life you love. Anyone who hears the words “heart failure” or “heart disease” coming from their doctor’s mouth knows those aren’t words you want to hear. But with medical advances and new treatments, heart disease, while still serious, doesn’t […]


iBeat Company and Product Update – July 2017

Summer is in full swing here at iBeat, and we’re excited to share we recently hired three new executives. These new executives, two of which hail from Apple and one of which teaches at Stanford University, will be helping us on several fronts – hardware and manufacturing, supply chain management, and clinical testing. We are […]

Wristband Heart Rate Monitors vs. Chest-Strap Monitors – Is One Better?

  Trying to decide between a wristband heart rate monitor and a chest-strap heart rate monitor? Read more to find which one will fit your lifestyle best. When it comes to monitoring your heart, you have a couple options available: more traditional chest-strap heart rate monitors and wristband heart rate monitors. What works for one […]

iBeat Company and Product Update – June 2017

  Our engineering team recently traveled abroad to meet with product manufacturing candidates, and we are pleased to share, we have officially selected a firm we feel is best-in-class in getting the iBeat watch from our factory and onto your wrists! Our team refuses to deliver anything short of excellence, and we are dedicated to […]

What To Watch For: 8 Risk Factors For Heart Disease

Worried that heart disease could be in your future? Today we share how you can manage risk factors to keep your heart healthy. Approximately 86 million Americans–about one in four–are living with heart disease. Other statistics are just as startling: 750,000 Americans suffer from heart attacks each year, and heart disease causes more deaths each […]

iBeat Company and Product Update – April 2017

  Our team has been hard at work at our offices in San Francisco ramping up for product manufacturing, and we can’t wait to share with you what we’ve been working on. It’s been a busy couple of months since we last posted an update. In that time, we’ve filed more than a dozen patents, […]

3 Things I Didn’t Know About Heart Disease Until It Happened to Me

Wondering what life is like with heart disease? These three patients share their stories. For some, heart disease is sudden and comes as a shock. For others, heart disease is a lifelong journey. Three patients, two diagnosed during adulthood and one as an infant, share their stories and what they’ve learned along the way. You […]

5 Steps to Heart Health After a Sudden Cardiac Arrest

With heart disease being the leading killer in the United States how we manage and maintain our heart health everyday is extremely important. More than 800 people experience a cardiac episode everyday – knowing how to reclaim your life after sudden cardiac arrest can decrease the likelihood of relapse. Taking these five steps can help you […]

iBeat Company and Product Update – February 2017

  Now that winter is coming to an end, we thought it’d be a great time to provide a quick update on the product. We appreciate your patience, and hope you’re just as excited as we are to get iBeat ready for delivery! We’d like to give you an update on the product and our […]

What's The Difference Between Heart Failure and a Heart Attack?

Have you always wondered if there’s a difference between heart failure and a heart attack? We explain them both here. Heart failure, heart attack–who cares what it means? They both sound scary, right? When it comes to heart health, however, understanding the terms goes a long way in helping you understand your disease. Let’s start […]