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October 27, 2015 09:00 ET

Kii IoT Platform Selected by Kyocera to Power Its "Daily Support" Wearable Smart Healthcare Device and Service

Connecting Device to Cloud for Calorie and Activity Data Monitoring

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2015) -  Kii, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) cloud platform provider, today announced a strategic collaboration with Kyocera Corporation (Kyocera) to develop a cloud-based healthcare monitoring service and smart device combination called "Daily Support." Kyocera selected Kii as a cloud partner because of the wide variety of features suitable for its business model and global deployment availability. 

Daily Support features an 11-gram wearable device created by Kyocera called "TSUC" that measures step counts, calorie consumption, and status detection differentiations, which determines the variances between walking or running flat surfaces and stairs as opposed to riding vehicles such as a bicycle or car or riding an elevator and escalator. By collaborating with Kii, TSUC can easily connect to the cloud for user calorie and activity data monitoring. It was designed specifically for company employees, health insurance unions and health care service providers.

Daily Support's core user capabilities include:

  • Measuring the amount of daily activity as well as other detailed data points on activity, sleep, visceral fat and calorie consumption when worn by users
  • Automatically uploading the data to the user's smartphone, allowing for effortless monitoring of lifestyle-related data.
  • Collecting data on the amount of activity, sleep, visceral fat and calorie consumption via app
  • Monitoring conditions through graphs and figures displayed in the app
  • Unique ranking and point system among users
  • Observing the activities and data of the service users on the Web site and send messages individually to promote better habits, as well as send group messages to users with similar tendencies
  • Visualizing activity by the device, as it can measure calories when a user takes a picture of a meal, and monitor sleep, and visualize internal fat via a new, proprietary technology

"Partnering with a world renowned brand like Kyocera to launch a smart healthcare device and service that helps users to lead a healthier lifestyle is a double win for Kii," said Masanari Arai, CEO of Kii. "We will continue to bring the IoT to mainstream audiences across the globe by collaborating with other world class technology companies to help millions of consumers improve their health and daily lives."

Kyocera leverages user, device and data management, and analytics on Kii Cloud to analyze data and provide information to each end user. Kyocera launched Daily Support in collaboration with the Association for Preventive Medicine of Japan in Fall 2015.

About Kii
Kii is focused on addressing the high-performance demands of innovation in the connected world with an end-to-end backend platform optimized for enterprise applications and the Internet of Things (IoT). Businesses of all sizes are able to build, test, deploy, optimize and acquire users from a single integrated platform to accelerate time to market. Trusted by the world's largest mobile carriers such as NTT Docomo, Kii currently serves 140M+ end users worldwide. Kii is a global company with data centers in the US, China, Japan and Singapore. For more information, follow @KiiCorp or visit kii.com.

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