Samsung Health Device SDK

Samsung Health provides a feature that allows users to discover compatible health devices. To enable data sync from your health device to Samsung Health, please Apply for the Partner Device Program. An approved health device is displayed in Samsung Health > Discovery > Accessories.

Apply for Partner Device
  • SDK
    Download
     
    Download SDK’s specs and tools.
  • Health Device
    Development
     
    Implement your device based on Samsung Health Device SDK’s specs.
  • Self–test
    With
    tools
    Test your device with the test apps and
    verification tool before applying for Partner Device Program.
  • Apply for
    Partner
     
    Submit the application form.
    Please contact dev.shealth@samsung.com first if you need NDA.
  • Send Your
    Device
     
    Send your device to Samsung Health for its review. Please understand that the delivered device would not return.
  • Partner
    Device
    Approval
    It takes approximately 1 month to verify your device after receiving your device.
  • Get Featured
    on Samsung
    Health
    The approved device will be displayed in the upcoming Samsung Health’s Accessories page.

Many health devices are Bluetooth enabled.

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 defined in the BLE standard specs that Samsung Health requires. Using this type of comprehensive wireless health devices, users can easily share measurements from their blood glucose, blood pressure, and heart rate monitors, and weight scale with Samsung Health.

Moreover, Samsung Health specifications defines new services, characteristics requirements, and data communication flows for BLE health devices like pedometer, exercise monitor, and sleep monitor with historical data which are not covered by the standard BLE specs. With its familiar structure to the BLE standard specs, BLE device venders can follow them easily.

Samsung Health provides an easy interface to connect BLE health devices and manages health data from health devices. As a Samsung Health’s partner, implementing Samsung Health Device SDK’s data specs enables your BLE health device to displayed in Samsung Health > Accessories and to utilize Samsung Health’s ecosystem.

Users will be able to measure and record their health history, and take advantage of the services provided through Samsung Health.

Figure 1: Samsung Health’s Device SDK