[Seoul, Korea=Whowired] July 02, 2012 -- Samsung Electronics said on July 2 that it would start the “S Health” service for its Galaxy S III users to check vital health stats such as the body weight, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
S Health is an app that can deliver such health data to the smartphone through Bluetooth or USB. It can also allow the user to manage the data by displaying in graphic formats or sharing with family members. In addition, it helps the user to manage her health by providing calorie information by food item and analyzing exercise records.
S Health will be available in seven countries including Korea, the United States, and five European countries. In the Korean and European markets, users can download the app from Samsung Apps, Samsung’s app store, and the company’s default application More Services.
A Samsung official said, “The smartphone can be the best device for personal health maintenance given almost everyone these days uses it 24 hours a day close at hand. We will keep providing smartphone-related services that can improve people’s quality of life.”
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