dacadoo health score platform now live in Russia

dacadoo lifestyle navigation and wellbeing platform (www.dacadoo.com) is now available in Russia

16 DECEMBER 2013
Summary
Moscow, Russia – The innovative dacadoo health, lifestyle navigation and wellbeing platform (www.dacadoo.com) is now available in Russia. dacadoo and FORS, its sole partner in Russia, will help Russian people to be more careful to their health and make them live actively.

FORS, a leading Russian integrator and software developer, announced a brand new product on the market for the monitoring of the human physical shape, motivating people for the active life style – on-line platform DACADOO health score in Russian language As an exclusive distributor, FORS will provide this solution on the territory of Russia and CIS, focusing on creation of its own partner network.

«Our cooperation with DACADOO could be explained by the whole logic of our development and growth. Accumulating the expertise in the fields of healthcare, sports, sports medicine and telemedicine, we were meeting the requests from the professional communities: doctors, sportsmen, trainers and sports managers. Now, having DACADOO in our portfolio, we provide the possibility of the personal control of the state of body for the mass-market consumers, - tells Alexey Golossov, FORS President. — We are ready to apply and develop our vast practical experience in deploying of huge analytical and integration systems, mobile applications for the promotion and popularization of DACADOO idea in various Russian social and business circles».

Based on the principle «Quantified Self», DACADOO stimulates responsible position of the human to his health. For that, just one thing has to be done – to create your own account and to input maximum data available on your daily activities, nutrition, sleeping, etc. on the regular basis. The platform will account your personal health score automatically (from 1 – the lowest to 1000 - the highest level) and will be informing about future improvements.

DACADOO could use the information from the different external resources - biosensor gadgets like pedometer, weighting-machine, glucometers and so on. The personal health data parameters will load automatically.

The platform was designed in cooperation with the leading scientists, professors of the Massachusetts Technological Institute (MIT), Boston, USA on the base of the 72 million human-years clinical observation data on the heart and vessels diseases risks. Created for the B2C and B2B2С market segments, it could be demanded by the corporations and included as a core element into the loyalty and healthcare programs. Being integrated with the corporate HR, BI, CRM- and other systems, DACADOO will enable to get a full picture of the possible correlations between various facts and indicators – as physical shape of the employees, the amount of the accepted sick-lists, personnel flow, productivity per capita and other efficiency markers.

Peter Ohnemus, dacadoo AG President, notes: «As the well-being of the people grows, they start to behave more responsibly, trying to protect and strengthen their health. The Russian market was anticipating for such a product, and we are just happy to provide it. Indeed, the personal health score provides a really easy way for the higher level of the social and business culture, making people more happy and satisfied by their life. FORS has all the necessary resources, expertise, drive and experience for the successful launch of the product on the Russian market».

Today dozens thousands of users worldwide are able to indicate their personal health score regularly and lift it up day by day, posting and sharing their results with friends in social media, creating groups and receiving on-line experts consultations.

The dacadoo Web Platform and applications for Android and iOS are available in Russian since December 2013.

More possibilities of the solution could be achieved in the result of its integration with Big Data technologies, especially Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, that would create a powerful instrument for forecasting and visioning, investigating and discovering of the hidden interconnections between factors influencing the quality of life of the humans.

Platform DACADOO was officially represented on the press-conference, which held in Moscow in the restaurant Simple Pleasures and drew big interest of the press.

About dacadoo ag

The dacadoo Health Score Platform is a mobile online health and lifestyle navigation platform that provides users with a simple, safe and fun way to measure their personal health and fitness in real time. The platform calculates your personal dacadoo Health Score which is a number between 1 (bad) - 1,000 (perfect). The dacadoo Health Score is an indicator of your current health and wellbeing. The integration of Social, Local and Mobile (SoLoMo) combined with the principles from the gaming industry, motivate users in a simple way to track, document and benchmark their personal health, fitness and active lifestyle in real time. The dacadoo Health Score was developed by dacadoo in collaboration with a professor and former scientists from MIT in Boston. The dacadoo Health Score is based on several tens of million people-years of clinical data and therefore takes into account many of the known cardiovascular, quality of life questionnaires and health studies. The company is working with strategic partners in the insurance, mobile telecommunications, health, science, fitness / wellness and media sectors to make business and private customers healthier and happier. dacadoo ag has offices in Zurich, Switzerland and San Francisco, USA.

About FORS

FORS is a leading Russian software IT-company, which develops and implements large comprehensive systems based on Oracle platform. FORS provides customized solutions and wide range of IT-services, including development, implementation, integration, consulting, training and support. FORS obtains high status of Oracle Platinum Partner and participates in Oracle PartnerNetwork

Images
Spokespeople
About dacadoo

Live healthy! Track and benchmark your health and fitness. Get your dacadoo Health Score, share activities with friends, win challenges!

dacadoo has developed an easy-to-use, wireless, secure and fun way to manage your personal health & fitness from a lifestyle, wellness and chronic disease perspective called the dacadoo health platform.

The platform calculates your personal dacadoo Health Score, a number from 1 (poor) to 1’000 (excellent). It is a directional relative indicator of your current health and fitness status in real-time. By integrating gaming and social networking principles, dacadoo motivates you to be active in an easy way by automatically tracking and comparing your personal health, fitness and lifestyle.

The dacadoo health platform enables the tracking of over 100 fitness activities (outdoor and indoor sports) either over the mobile dacadoo tracker app or via manual entry. The dacadoo energy models are based on MET (metabolic equivalent of Task)* which measures the intensity of a physical activity. *Compendium of Physical Activity, Stanford University

Download the free dacadoo smartphone tracker app for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry to track your fitness activities automatically.

news