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Dec 18

Holiday Greetings

We wish you a relaxing holiday season and a happy new year! Our support services will be on vacation from December 24, 2017 through January 1, 2018. Starting from January…

Nov 29

Dark Days in the North Spells Mounting Stress for Finns

Finnish winters pose an enormous challenge for humans and the impact can be seen with technology. Finland’s capital of Helsinki is located on the country’s southern border on the Baltic…

Nov 14

Epson Reveals 4 New ProSense GPS Watches Featuring Firstbeat Training Effect

Epson has introduced a new series of ProSense running and multisport watches offering users powerful training insights powered by the Firstbeat analytics engine. The announcement marks the first collaboration between…

Oct 27

Firstbeat to Map Out US Markets Through Kasvu Open 2017 Grow to USA Award

Firstbeat is one of three companies to win participation in the Kasvu Open 2017 Grow to USA program. The winners were announced at the finals of Finland’s largest Growth Venture…

Oct 24

What Is VO2 Max And How Do You Improve It? | CoachMag

CoachMag released an article where they explain the science behind VO2max and how to improve it. “VO2 max, or maximal oxygen uptake, is the greatest amount of oxygen that can…

Oct 11

Firstbeat Powered Devices Lead the Way with 11 Wareable Tech Award Nominations

The Wareable Tech Awards 2017 shortlist was announced earlier this week, offering a perfect opportunity to reflect briefly on the achievements in wearable technology over the past year. Looking at…

Oct 5

All in a Heartbeat: How Firstbeat Became the Secret Sauce in Your Fitness Wearable | Wareable

Many cool features included in popular wearables are provided by Firstbeat’s analytics. Firstbeat converts heart rate data into meaningful information for the user. Features like VO2max and Training Effect can…

Sep 26

All-Day Stress Tracking Added to Garmin Fenix 5 Series and Forerunner 935

Garmin Fenix 5 series devices and the Garmin Forerunner 935 users will be delighted to hear that their devices will be learning a few new tricks, thanks to the recently…

Sep 20

Activate and Firstbeat Collaboration: Making Lifestyle Changes That Count

Activate Interactive Pte Ltd (“Activate”) has officially been appointed as lead provider of the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment (FLA) — a 24/7 monitoring tool for health and wellness checks. The launch…

Sep 1

TomTom Sports Watches to Deliver New Fitness Insights Powered by Firstbeat Analytics

Jyväskylä, Finland – September 1, 2017 – This week at IFA in Berlin, TomTom introduced a major update, bringing new features powered by Firstbeat to the company’s current sports watch…

Aug 31

Firstbeat Delivers Fitness and Stress Tracking in Latest Trio of Garmin Vivo Devices

A trio of new vívo series devices were introduced today by Garmin International, Ltd., in conjunction with IFA in Berlin, Germany: vívoactive 3, a stylish smartwatch, vívomove HR, a touchscreen…

Aug 29

New Garmin Edge 1030 Cycling Computer Introduces Advanced Performance Metrics from Firstbeat

Jyväskylä, Finland – August 29, 2017 – Garmin International, Inc. today officially introduced the Garmin Edge 1030. In addition to enhanced navigation, awareness, and streamlined design elements, the new high-end…