Programming GuideJun 23, 2016

S Health is an application that monitors the user's activities and helps the user has a healthier life. S Health's collected data can be categorized and expressed in various ways. It is important to present proper information to the user in the required time for advanced experiences. S Health 4.x supports Android devices with KitKat 4.4 including non-Samsung devices.

Samsung Digital Health SDK enables your app to work with S Health 4.x. It provides the following packages.

  • Health Data package

  • S Health Service package

The SDK can be downloaded from the developer site. See development environment for more information.

This document contains descriptions for the SDK’s S Health Service package. See the Health Data package’s documents if you want to synchronize health data with S Health.

The S Health Service package of Samsung Digital Health SDK provides the tracker feature to:

  • provide the app's tracker to the S Health

  • launch the S Health's available tracker

The following glossary in Table 1 is for the S Health Service package.

Term Description
S Health An application that helps monitor user’s activities and helps the user makes a healthier life with pedometer, exercise, heart rate, and etc. It can be downloaded from the application market like Google Play or Galaxy Apps.
It’s written as italic in this document.
tracker The tracker is the basic building block of S Health.
See 5.1 for more information.
tracker tile The tracker tile is a unit of viewer for the specific tracker on S Health. It represents the latest data collected by its tracker and can be a gateway.
See 6.2 for more information.
Tracker items It's the item list that shows all trackers in S Health.
Table 1: Glossary
Note

See attached programming guide pdf file for more information.