You no longer need to access the Fitbit Premium’s health metrics dashboard


Google hosted its The Checkup event last night, in which the company shared details about updates on its Artificial Intelligence (AI) based health research. In addition, the company announced several new health-focused updates to its platform. One of the more interesting updates Google announced was regarding the Fitbit Premium’s health metrics dashboard.

What Fitbit’s Health Metrics Dashboard Offers

For the unversed, Fitbit’s health metrics dashboard is a part of its premium offering. Fitbit Premium costs Rs 821.58 in India for the monthly subscription plan and Rs 6,578.37 for the annual plan. As part of Fitbit Premium, users can access a range of health features including daily readiness scores, stress management scores and breakdowns, health and fitness statistics, wellness reports, advanced skin temperature details, over 200 mindfulness sessions, over 200 workouts and sleep scores. Metrics are available. Breakdown.

Fitbit also gives Premium subscribers access to health metrics trends for the past 90 days. Health metrics this functionality provides access to include breathing rate, heart-rate variability (HRV), skin temperature, oxygen saturation (SpO2) and resting heart rate (RHR). Fitbit cautions that these metrics are ‘not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition’ and are ‘intended to provide information that may help you manage your well-being’. Simply put, this data cannot be used to diagnose a disease, it can be used to keep track of a user’s overall well-being, especially if they notice deviations from their normal trends.

What Google has announced

Now, Google announced at its The Checkup event that it is making this dashboard available for free to non-Premium customers. “Later this month we’ll make Fitbit’s Health Metrics Dashboard feature available without a subscription to people using Fitbit with compatible devices in countries where the feature is available,” Google wrote in a blog post.

“With this update, you’ll be able to see longer-term trends and get at-a-glance insights into what metrics have changed from a baseline,” the company said.

It’s worth noting that this move comes nearly two years after Fitbit and Google made seven days’ worth of insights from the Health Metrics dashboard available to select users who have some of Fitbit’s older devices, Even if they are not premium subscribers. So, essentially what’s happening now is that the company is expanding the availability of this dashboard to include 30 and 90 days of data.

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