Google Fit is a health and fitness tracking service
Earlier this week, Google announced Google Fit for Android, which is a fitness and health tracking platform. Google Fit is an open platform that is now available for developers. The platform SDK will be available in the next few weeks. It uses sensors on mobile devices and wearables like Google’s smartwatch collection.
Weight-loss app Noom is an early partner of Google Fit that can combine workout data, weight in real-time, eating habits, activity monitoring. The app could provide suggestions using data collected through Google Fit. Other Google Fit partners include Nike+, LF, Adidas, RunKeeper, Polar, and Motorola.
A few weeks ago, Apple announced a new Health app and service called HealthKit that is coming to iOS 8.