Apple has acquired the service for the collection and storage of data on the health of users Gliimpse
Apple bought a startup Gliimpse — a platform that allows people to collect and analyse their medical data, and optionally share them with other users. On Monday announced the publication Fast Company.
Gliimpse collects and aggregates various data about patients, contacting more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, laboratories and pharmacies. The service allows the patient to obtain almost any information about your health. The company, in order to avoid leaks of confidential information, declares “banking 256-bit level encryption”.
Gliimpse the company was founded in 2013 by Anil Sethi, who worked as a system engineer at Apple in the 80-ies. It has several startups, including medical projects Xlipstream and Pinch Bio.
This is the first big Apple sale of the assets related to technology to health and fitness. Experts believe that in Cupertino are planning to integrate the development of Gliimpse into their products, as the company creates software that is associated with health over the last several years, promoting such solutions in most of their devices.
In early August, it was reported that Apple is developing a device that will revolutionize healthcare. According to some, the product will accurately record all changes in the human body that occur throughout the day. In particular, the device can analyze heart rate, blood sugar, pulse and other important information.