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Apple acquires health data startup Gliimpse established by two Indian-origin enterpreneurs


Apple Inc. discreetly bought Gliimpse Inc., a three-year-old startup that plans to help patients understand their medical records.

New York – August 22, 2016. RedNewswire/-

The deal was finished earlier this year, yet wasn’t affirmed by Apple until Monday, when Fast Company reported the securing. “Apple purchases smaller innovation organizations every once in a while, and we for the most part don’t talk about our motivation or arrangements,” an Apple representative said Monday.

Established in 2013 by Anil Sethi and Karthik Hariharan Gliimpse gives a protected stage where customers can oversee and share their restorative records and information.

As Apple thinks about the first genuine droop in iPhone deals subsequent to the item’s 2007 presentation, the organization is hoping to venture into new ranges of business, including medicinal services. Gliimpse is free for shoppers. The company profits from health care suppliers and software developers who pay for its information sharing software and services.

Apple has also released its HealthKit app which helps users monitor personal health and fitness data on iPhone 6.

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Apple’s HealthKit is an information storehouse that stores information from cell phones and the Apple Watch. With Gliimpse, Apple now has a chance to build a platform for information from electronic medicinal records, said Brandon Ballinger, the co-founder of Cardiogram, an Apple Watch application that tracks the wearer’s heart rate.

Apple additionally purchased machine learning and AI new companies like VocalIQ and Perceptio and facial acknowledgment startup Emotient, among others.

Source: PTI

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