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When your product is compatible with Polar devices and services, you can reach millions of people all over the world.

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Polar data at your service

Polar API

Access data from Polar consumer devices and the Polar Team Pro system.

Polar API provides a direct information sharing link between the Polar ecosystem and your organization’s own data system.

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Polar SDK

Polar mobile SDK enables you to read and interpret live data from Polar heart rate sensors, including ECG data, acceleration data and heart rate broadcast.

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Wear OS

Polar M600 is a sports-optimized smart watch powered by Google's Wear OS.

Polar M600 offers an open platform for app development and watch face design.

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Bluetooth

Bluetooth® Smart is a standardized, wireless communication technology that is optimized for low power consumption and based on open platform. It connects Polar devices and sensors to other Bluetooth-compatible devices.

Google Fit & Apple HealthKit

Fitness platforms collect fitness data from various sources, and the end users can share the data with apps of their choice. Polar integrates with the Google Fit and Apple HealthKit fitness platforms.

Polar devices and the data they offer

Check out the features in different devices and see what data is available via different data channels.

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We have the devices and the data. You have a product that uses these. Let’s join our efforts and create new business opportunities.

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Meet some organizations that use Polar data in their services

Polar data services offers unique opportunities for organizations such as health insurance companies, fitness club chains, corporate wellness service providers and platform providers.

Vitality wellness program is integrated into health and life insurance.

Technogym is one of the world’s leading international suppliers in the Wellness and Fitness industry.

HeiaHeia is a corporate wellness service provider.

Validic operates in data aggregation.

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Google Fit and Apple HealthKit

Fitness platforms collect fitness data from various sources, and the end users can share the data with apps of their choosing. Polar is integrating into two main fitness platforms: Google Fit and Apple HealthKit. With the user’s permission, developers can easily get access to the user’s basic training data from Flow compatible products. Google Fit and Apple HealthKit fitness platforms are optimized solutions for application developers wanting to integrate training data into their application.

Main benefits

General training data availability:
We will make general training and activity data available in both fitness platforms: Google Fit and Apple HealthKit.

No contracts with Polar required:
Building on Polar data through Google Fit or Apple HealthKit doesn’t require a contract with Polar.

Anyone can join:
As there are no contracts required with Polar, anyone can start creating innovative apps using available training data.

Transferred data

Transferred data to Google Fit

Training and activity data can be transferred to Google Fit from Polar devices by connecting Polar Flow app for Android and Google Fit. Also Polar Beat app for Android can be connected directly with Google Fit.

From training sessions following data is transferred (from both Polar Flow app for Android and Polar Beat app for Android):

In addition, Polar Flow app for Android transfers following data as well:

Transferred data to Apple HealthKit

Training and activity data can be transferred to Apple HealthKit from Polar devices by connecting Polar Flow app for iOS and Apple HealthKit. Also Polar Beat app for iOS can be connected directly with Apple HealthKit.

From training sessions following data is transferred (from both Polar Flow app for iOS and Polar Beat app for iOS):

In addition, Polar Flow app for iOS transfers following data as well:

Getting started

Go to developers sites at developers.google.com/fit or developer.apple.com/healthkit

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Bluetooth® Smart Compatibility

"Secure, Simple, Everywhere". Bluetooth® Smart is a standardized, wireless communication technology that is optimized for low power consumption and based on open platform. It connects Polar devices and sensors to other devices. For consumers, it's a part of the Internet of Things, technology that makes the sensors, smart phones and smart watches speak to each other. For developers and manufacturers, it means new opportunities to offer consumers innovative and compatible sensors, apps and gym equipment that make their lives easier.

Polar is an active member of the non-profit Bluetooth® Special Interest Group, the Bluetooth SIG, and proud of making the world more connected. To ensure device compatibility, Polar uses Bluetooth profiles published by Bluetooth SIG. More information about Bluetooth profiles is available on the Bluetooth SIG website.

Getting Started

Go to Bluetooth developer's site at developer.bluetooth.org to check all Bluetooth Smart communication related specifications.

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Vitality

About Vitality

Vitality is a behavioral wellness solution that helps millions of people around the world get healthier by giving them the tools, knowledge, access, and incentives to improve their health. It's integrated into health and life insurance. Vitality delivers better health and rewards for members, better performance for the insurer, and generally speaking a healthier society.

The Vitality Network is an alliance of partner insurers that employ the Vitality Shared Value Insurance business model and participate in collective network assets such as global reward partnerships, technology collaborations, as well as academic and media partnerships.

To date, they have partnered with AIA in Asia and Australia, Generali in Europe, John Hancock in the United States of America, Manulife in Canada, Ping An in China and Sumitomo Life in Japan – all of whom have evolved as ambassadors and proponents of Shared Value Insurance business model.

Cooperation with Polar

Polar is a partner to the Vitality wellness program. Vitality is a behavioral wellness solution that helps millions of people around the world get healthier by giving them the tools, knowledge, access, and incentives to improve their health. The program encourages members to engage in healthy pursuits and to track their physical activity.

Technogym

About Technogym

Technogym is one of the world’s leading international suppliers of technology and design driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry.

With over 2,200 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym is present in over 100 countries.

More than 65,000 Wellness centers in the world are equipped with Technogym and 35 million users train every day on Technogym.

Cooperation with Polar

All Polar products are compatible with Technogym’s mywellness® service. Currently only training session data is uploaded to the mywellness service.

Technogym mywellness is a digital cloud-based platform designed to work seamlessly with their complete range of cardio, strength and functional equipment.

The mywellness service help users to get a holistic view on their training inside the club but also enhanced with their 24/7 activity.

HeiaHeia

About HeiaHeia

HeiaHeia is a corporate wellness service provider. HeiaHeia’s offering includes mobile applications and web service. They are trusted by hundreds of organisations, ranging from small and medium enterprises to large multinationals.

Cooperation with Polar

All Polar products work seamlessly with HeiaHeia’s service. HeiaHeia can offer Polar products as a part of their total offering for employers.

HeiaHeia enables employees to set targets, track activities and start personalized training programs. Employees can also join company-wide challenges and cheer their colleagues. HeiaHeia delivers regular reports for employers to measure the ROI for corporate well-being investments.

Their service supports over 500 different activities. It's available in multiple languages and also for individual use.

Validic

About Validic

Validic operates in data aggregation. Validic’s platform and mobile solutions provide access to personal health and fitness data from clinical and consumer apps and devices, such as Polar devices - delivering the data to organizations that need it, such as corporate wellness providers, care providers and sport organizations.

The data Validic delivers and users generate on their personal health devices can be analyzed to provide better insights into care treatment plans, monitor patient and athlete engagement behaviors, and provide better connectivity across the entire continuum of care.

Validic’s clients reach over 223 million people in 47 countries.

Cooperation with Polar

Connections to Polar’s devices are available via the Validic platform and integration. The data from these devices is standardized and made available to Validic clients via the Validic API.

Validic’s platform solves the accessibility and integration challenges for healthcare, wellness, and sport organizations by providing a one-to-many connection that allows them to integrate personal health data across devices and platforms.

With one simple connection to Validic, companies have the secure access to the standardized data they need.

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Polar API
Google Fit and Apple Healthkit
Android Wear SDK/Bluetooth
Vantage V Vantage M V800 M430 A370 M600 H10 (sensor) OH1 (sensor)
Activity data
Training data
à GPS via Polar Beat
Heart rate (chest based)
ECG
Optical heart rate (pulse)
Acceleration
ANT+

Available via all compatible API's Available via SDK