dacadoo wins Bronze at the Best of Swiss Apps 2014 Awards
The mobile health and lifestyle company dacadoo with its patented health score wins Bronze in the category Lifestyle at the Best of Swiss Apps 2014 Awards that were celebrated in Zurich last night.
19 NOVEMBER 2014, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
SummaryThe mobile health and lifestyle company dacadoo with its patented health score wins Bronze in the category Lifestyle at the Best of Swiss Apps 2014 Awards that were celebrated in Zurich last night.
The mobile health and lifestyle company dacadoo offers a comprehensive health promotion and lifestyle navigation solution that enables people to track and benchmark health & well-being in an easy and fun way via smartphones. It uses the Health Score, a number from 1 to 1,000 to visualize health and well- being of a person in real-time. The scientifically calculated number works as an indicator and moves up or down, depending on how body values, emotional wellbeing, and activities (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To keep people active and engaged, dacadoo uses gamification, social & collaborative techniques as well as personalized feedback.
At this year’s Best of Swiss Apps 2014 Awards, 54 mobile applications were selected and shortlisted by the award jury out of hundreds of applications that were submitted for this mobile app competition. dacadoo is very pleased to announce that it won Bronze in the category Lifestyle at the Best of Swiss Apps 2014 Awards that were celebrated in Zurich last night. Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo, commented: “This is a great recognition for the hard work by our team that went into the development of our new mobile dacadoo health score application with our completely redesigned user interface and improved usability”.
The dacadoo mobile health engagement solution enables consumers to track, manage and benchmark their health and well-being in an easy and fun way on their smartphones. Based on the principle of “what you can measure, you can manage”, dacadoo visualizes the current health and well-being of an individual with a personal Health Score, a scientifically calculated number from 1 (low) to 1,000 (high). The score works as an indicator and moves up or down in real-time, depending on how the body values, emotional wellbeing, and activities (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To be active and help individuals remain engaged, dacadoo applies motivation techniques from behavioral science and gaming, uses social dynamics from groups and social networks, and provides personalized feedback through its Health Navigator analytics engine. dacadoo works as a mobile health & lifestyle navigator in your pocket, motivates to stay active and keep going, rewards for success and helps to achieve goals. The award-winning company is working with strategic partners from the insurance, mobile telecommunications, health & wellness, and media industry sectors to bring this solution to the global mobile health market. dacadoo has offices in Zurich, Switzerland and in the Silicon Valley, USA.
More information can be found on: www.dacadoo.com
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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