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Withings Tells You Everything With The Body Comp Scale – Pickr

Withings found a way to get a scale to size your body from the inside out, so your new gadget gets to know you better.

The humble scale is sometimes used reluctantly to see how much you’ve gained, or *gasp* for the little weight you’ve managed to shed, but it’s used for much more than that. I can do it.

That’s what French health tech brand Withings is talking about at IFA this week. Introducing a new generation of scales that don’t just measure your weight, they track more of your health.

It will likely arrive later this year with a gadget called Body Comp, a new-generation scale previously released by Withings that uses a combination of sensors and algorithms to understand more about your body and help you understand your heart. Covers vascular problems. Nerve health, body composition, the latter divides weight into muscle mass, fat mass, water, bone mass, BMI, and visceral fat.

In contrast, the Withings Neurohealth Assessment uses small electrodes to react to the skin of the foot and analyze the health of the nerves in the foot. Cardiovascular assessment is based on technology shown by the company before looking at heart rate and vascular age. .

The combination of metrics can be dizzying, but the combination of these plus the addition of visceral fat means that the Withings Body Comp scale should be able to see the fat hiding around your organs, and use it to , ideally to put you in front of a doctor and essentially put you on the right track to better health at risk for cardiovascular disease.

In addition to its new scale, Withings is also discussing services designed to work with other devices such as scales and ECG-equipped watches like the ScanWatch and ScanWatch Horizon.

Called “Health+,” the service will reportedly provide additional details and metrics to help with your health goals, but it’s not yet clear if you’ll need the service to get the most out of the new scale. Health+, which says it offers helpful recipes and workout suggestions and provides reports on how someone is progressing, adds to the many health services you see a lot these days.

However, no pricing or availability for the Body Comp scale or Health+ service in Australia has been announced, with a local Withings representative saying pricing and availability will be announced closer to launch. I’m just stating it.

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