Fitbit has been producing fitness trackers since 2007. Fitbit has won several awards for its devices and was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Journal in 2013. Fitbit's mission is "to empower and inspire you to live a healthier, more active life. They design products and experiences that fit seamlessly into your life so you can achieve your health and fitness goals, whatever they may be".
Jawbone is a wearable device company that has been in business since 2000. The company is truly focused on helping guide people to a healthier life. "Get UP and find the better version of you" is their motto and all of their devices have been designed with this in mind. They provide personalized insight for users and are a world leader in consumer technology. Jawbone's approach to fitness tracking is unique, with over 600 patents related to its technology and processes.
Founded by visionary innovators Cédric Hutchings and Eric Carreel in 2009, Withings has created products that empower people to improve their health and overall well-being. They have built a range of products that cover the whole health spectrum, including the Withings Pulse, the Smart Body Analyzer, the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor, the Withings Aura, and the Withings Activité and Activité Pop. Withings is headquartered in France.
With the focused phrase, "Motion is Life", Withings Activite is a game changer. It was designed in Paris, France and manufactured in Switzerland and bears the "Swiss Made" label. Withings Activité looks like a standard high-quality watch but has several amazing health-focused features. It features a fine calf leather strap, impenetrable scratch-proof case, and is truly unique in its style for a fitness tracker. But it's style is just the beginning. The Withings Activité activity tracker includes features such as:
Focused on the idea that fitness should be fun, Striiv’s “products are designed to help us spend more time together while getting fit and having fun.” Founded in 2010, Striiv is a relatively new company to enter the fitness tracking space. However, they come with a great focus on the consumer and asking good questions.
Garmin is a leading provider of navigation software and devices for automotive, aviation and marine use, and now utilizes the same technology for Garmin Connect, its signature fitness tracking program. Garmin has been in business since 1990.
Formerly called Misfit Wearables, the now-shortened Misfit has won several awards for its various wearables devices, including the Good Design Award 2013, red dot Design Award 2013, Wearable Tech Expo Best Device and Last Gadget Standing CES 2013 #2 Audience Choice Winner.