Samsung Health Device SDK

Samsung Health provides an Accessories feature that allows users to discover engaging health devices. To enable data sync from your health device to Samsung Health, please Apply for Partner. An approved health device is added to Samsung Health > Accessories.

Apply for Partner
  • SDK
    Download
     
    Download SDK’s specs and tools for your convenience.
  • Health Device
    Development
     
    Implement your device as Samsung Health Device SDK’s specs.
  • Self–test
    With tools
     
    Make sure to test your device with the test apps and verification tool before applying for partner.
  • Apply for
    Partner Apps
     
    Fill out the application form.
    Please contact dev.shealth@samsung.com first if you need NDA.
  • Send Your
    Device
     
    Samsung Health will request to send your device and review it after its arrival. The delivered device would not return.
  • Partner
    Device
    Approval
    It takes 1 month approximately to verify your device after receiving your device.
  • Get Featured
    on Samsung
    Health
    The approved device will be displayed on the incoming Samsung Health version’s Accessories page.

A lot of health devices are Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is very familiar to device venders and users because it has a mature market and provides easy connectivity.

Samsung Health Device SDK defines Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) compatible guidelines and Samsung Health specifications based on Bluetooth Generic attributes (GATT) including service structure to connect with Samsung Health.

BLE compatible guidelines include the data communication flows with BLE standard specs that Samsung Health requires. By means of using this comprehensive wireless health device, the users can easily perform blood glucose, blood pressure, heart rate and weight scale monitoring with Samsung Health.

Moreover, Samsung Health specifications defines new services, characteristics requirements and data communication flows for BLE health devices like pedometer, exercise monitor, sleep monitor and heart rate monitor with historical data which are not covered by standard BLE specs. It has similar style to BLE standard specs. BLE device venders that are used to BLE specs can follow them quickly.

Samsung Health provides easy interface to connect BLE health devices and manages health data from health devices. Being Samsung Health’s partner as implementing Samsung Health Device SDK’s data specs enables your BLE health device to be exposed in Samsung Health > Accessories and to utilize Samsung Health’s ecosystem.

Users will be happy and feel satisfied to mark and record their health history, find the risk point, and expect the best service that we are giving through Samsung Health.

Figure 1: Samsung Health’s Device SDK Figure 1: Samsung Health's Device SDK