Tanner Labs Bringing Real-time Corporate Wellness to Apple Watch

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — October 15, 2014, O.C. Tanner’s research and development arm, Tanner Labs, is preparing to develop a native corporate wellness application for Apple Watch.

“We see great potential in Apple Watch as it applies to personal and corporate wellness,” said Nate Walkingshaw, Vice President of Tanner Labs. “Our team is exploring ways to take advantage of this exciting new platform. We’ve received amazing feedback from users of both iOS and Android versions of Welbe, and I’m confident that we’re going to deliver another mind-blowing experience for employees!”

Further details regarding Tanner Labs’ plan for corporate wellness on Apple Watch will be revealed in further detail, upon the release of the watch’s SDK, WatchKit.

In June, with the release of Welbe™, Tanner Labs became the first to deliver a corporate wellness platform that aggregates real-time Wellness Intelligence™. Welbe intuitively leverages a wide range of existing wearable fitness devices and apps, including Apple HealthKit, in order to enable a more holistic approach to wellbeing that takes advantage of the solutions that people already use and love.

“Every moment that an employee spends sitting on their rear end, saps their energy and ruins their health,” said Tom Rath, Author of Eat Move Sleep.

All data aggregated by Welbe is voluntary, private, and HIPAA compliant. For more information about Tanner Labs or Welbe, please visit www.welbe.com. Welbe can also be found on Twitter and Facebook.

About O.C. Tanner

O.C. Tanner helps the world inspire and appreciate great work. Through our innovative cloud-based software, tools, awards, and education, we provide strategic recognition solutions for thousands of clients globally. Designed to engage talent, increase performance, and drive corporate goals, these solutions create personalized recognition experiences delivered through a smart technology platform. O.C. Tanner has also been the proud designer, manufacturer and donor of the U.S. Olympic Team rings since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Learn more at www.octanner.com.  

About Tanner Labs

Tanner Labs is the research and development arm of O.C. Tanner, created to foster invention and innovation spirit from within the company. Tanner Labs infuses new thinking and extends the company’s ability to create and test new products in-house.  With the support of O.C. Tanner’s 86-year legacy, Tanner Labs will spark ideas and rapidly develop new products that expand results within the evolving digital landscape.

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