How does ScanWatch compare to the competition?
Today, ScanWatch is the only over-the-counter solution that is able to provide a medical-grade ECG at any time, as well as sleep apnea detection and a rechargeable battery that lasts 30 days.
How is ScanWatch different from Steel HR?
ScanWatch is the most medically advanced wearable yet in the Withings range, helping users to identify and seek treatment for serious, highly prevalent and underdiagnosed conditions such as AFib and sleep apnea.
- In-depth cardiovascular health monitoring with 24/7 heart scanning, so the wearer is notified when their heart rate is atypical
- A real-time medical-grade ECG to detect atrial fibrillation in just 30 seconds
- Sleep apnea detection through a SpO2 sensor that emits and absorbs a light wave passing through blood vessels
- An enhanced display design & unsurpassed battery life of up to 30 days
How does Withings ensure all medical data is safe?
Withings is committed to protecting privacy. Withings processes personal data in compliance with applicable privacy and personal data laws according to the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was enacted on May 25, 2018.
Withings states the ScanWatch has been clinically tested. What does this mean exactly?
We are currently running several clinical studies to compare ScanWatch measurements with the gold standard and assess its medical accuracy. ScanWatch is expected to receive FDA and CE medical certification pending the results of these clinical studies.
How does ScanWatch differ from other Withings watches?
All Withings watches, including Move, seamlessly track activity and sleep. In addition to these basic features, Move ECG has the ability to provide an ECG. Steel HR has a display and a PPG to deliver heart rate tracking.
ScanWatch is the most advanced watch conceived by Withings. Like Steel HR, it owns a display, but it is wider and with higher definition, and a PPG for heart rate monitoring. ScanWatch also has the ability to monitor oxygen levels, detect sleep apnea and has 3 electrodes to provide an ECG.
Should I use ScanWatch if I wear a pacemaker?
No, you should not use ScanWatch if you wear a pacemaker or other internal medical device. ScanWatch circulates a small electrical signal in your body to record your electrocardiogram (ECG), which may interfere with a pacemaker or other medical device.
Are the hands of ScanWatch luminous?
The 42mm black model of the ScanWatch has hands that feature a 'Super Luminova' coating which allows them to glow in the dark (this feature is not available for other ScanWatch models).
When is ScanWatch expected to launch? How much is it?
ScanWatch will be available in Europe and the United States in Q2 2020 for €249/£229/$249 (38mm), and €299/£279/$299 (42mm), pending CE and FDA clearance. Click here for more information.