Withings is a French consumer electronics company, founded in 2008 by Eric Carreel and Cedric Hutchings. Withings is well known for its design and innovative devices such as the first Wi-Fi scale in the market which was introduced in 2009, an FDA-cleared blood pressure monitor , a  high-definition wireless security camera, a smart sleep system and most especially series of automatic tracking watches. Withings received numerous awards for its innovative works. However, in the year 2016, Nokia, a Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology and consumer company purchased Withings brand for $191 million. But now it seems that the wheel have turned and Withings win back it’s brand. Nokia decided to close it’s digital health and sell it back to Eric Carreel, the former chairman and co-founder of Withings.


Last May 31, Nokia announced that it has closed its sale for its digital health division and along with its 200 employees to Eric Carreel. Careel now plans to relaunch the business under its original brand, Withings.  “I am delighted to start working again with the brilliant teams that made the brand such a great success” said Carreel in a statement. “We have an exciting challenge ahead of us as we continue to push the boundaries of connected health.” Despite taking back their own brand, Withings still sell the existing branded Nokia Health products which includes Nokia Cardio Scale, BPM + blood pressure monitor and Health Mate App. But at the end of 2018, Withings is said to release new connected health products.


“From now on we must concentrate our efforts on developing tools capable of advanced measurements and the associated services that can help prevent chronic health conditions,” said Carreel in statement.



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