Fitbit’s wearable devices and services will soon be included in Japanese tech company Fujitsu’s corporate wellness program. The program will offer 10,000 employees of Mitsubishi Motors Health Insurance Society a chance to earn redeemable fitness points using the Fitbit Charge 2 and a cloud-based data system, thereby making it one of Fitbit’s largest corporate wellness agreements in Japan.
This is a cloud-type service provided by converting and accumulating activity volume data collected by wearable devices and each user’s health and medical check-up information held by the Health Insurance Society general information system to health points on a cloud-based point system. This works to support insured member’s health with data and incentives. The service is scheduled to start in October 2017.
The wearable device “Fitbit”
Fitbit, the leading global wearables brand, is a wristband and portable-type wearable device that tracks data such as steps, heart rate, sleep, exercise, meals, calories burned, and can be managed as everyday activity on a smartphone or online through www.fitbit.com. It can connect to a special application compatible with smartphones, and offers self-management of various activity data.
Tthe Health Insurance Society general information system
It is a comprehensive information system developed by Fujitsu FIP for the purpose of improving work efficiency at the Health Insurance Society, utilizing information accumulated every day. It is possible to freely configure the processing capacity of the server and the number of clients according to customer scale, and it is easy to increase client at scale expansion.