Many of you may have heard of Withings, a device-focused company wearables focused on the world of health such as the one you can see in the image that heads this article. This time, the company makes news again for a most surprising event: Nokia has announced the purchase of Withings for 170 million euros.
As we have been able to read in the statement published by Nokia, the finnish company will close the purchase throughout the third quarter of the year, the date from which Withings officially begins to be part of the Nokia Technologies business.
With a movement of this caliber, Nokia hopes to fully immerse itself in the development of all kinds of products focused on the world of health and the Internet of Things, fields in which Withings already has extensive experience. Despite the fact that this is an unexpected announcement, Nokia already announced its interest in the world of the Internet of Things and devices at the end of last year. wearables oriented to health care. For now, it only remains to wait to start seeing the results of the aforementioned acquisition.