HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - 28 August 2020 - Huami Corp. and
Huami-USA (NYSE: HMI), a healthcare services company whose mission is to
connect health with technology, and Prudential Corporation Asia
(Prudential), a leading insurer and asset manager, today announced an extension
of their partnership to provide Pulse by Prudential (Pulse) users access to
Huami's Amazfit range of wearable technology.
Huami and Prudential will
explore the integration of digital capabilities, including features from Pulse
in Huami's smartwatches and wristbands to help Pulse users access the
information they need to lead healthier lives. Announced in July, the Pulse app will also include
PAI Health's science-backed activity metric for heart health, known as Personal
"Our Amazfit smartwatch is among the top five for global watch shipments
and market shares in the first quarter of 2020, and we look forward to
partnering with Prudential to develop exciting new products that will expand
our global reach," said Mike Yeung, Chief Operating Officer of Huami.
Al-Noor Ramji, Group
Chief Digital Officer, Prudential plc, said, "We designed Pulse to make our
users healthier and wealthier. To date, Pulse has attracted over eight million
downloads, and we have observed how our users are increasingly interested in
tracking their health metrics for a better quality of life. Both our partnership
with Huami and growing health ecosystem harness the power of technology, empowering Pulse users to personalise
their health and wealth journeys."
Huami and Prudential
will also seek to grow their partnership by seeking opportunities to leverage
each other's expertise to co-create complementary products and solutions with the
shared purpose of helping people lead healthier lives. Through this partnership, more
than 16 million Prudential customers
across Asia and Africa will have the potential to access
Huami health products and services.
About Huami Corporation (NYSE: HMI)
Huami's mission is to connect health with
technology. Since its inception in 2013, Huami has developed a platform of
proprietary technology including AI chips, biometric sensors, and data
algorithms, which drive a broadening line of smart health products for consumers,
and analytics services for industry. In 2019, Huami shipped 42.3 million units
of smart wearable devices, including its own Amazfit brand, and products
developed and manufactured for Xiaomi and Timex, comprising 26% of global
category shipments. Huami Corporation is based in Hefei, China, with U.S.
operations, Huami-USA, based in Cupertino, Calif. For more information, please visit https://www.huami.com/investor/pages/company-profile
About Prudential Corporation Asia
Prudential Corporation Asia
is a business unit of Prudential plc (United Kingdom)* comprising its life
insurance operations in Asia and its asset management business, Eastspring
Investments. It is headquartered in Hong Kong.
Prudential is a leading
life insurer with operations spanning 13 markets in Asia, covering Cambodia,
China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines,
Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Through a robust multi-channel
distribution platform, Prudential provides a comprehensive range of savings,
investment and protection products to meet the diverse needs of Asian families.
manages investments across Asia on behalf of a wide range of retail and
institutional investors. It is a leading Asia-based asset manager with
on-the-ground presence in 11 major Asian markets as well as distribution
offices in North America and Europe. It has US$220 billion in assets under
management (as at 30 June 2020), managing funds across a range of asset classes
including equities and fixed income.
*Prudential plc is not
affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States
or with the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a
company incorporated in the United Kingdom.
Prudential plc is listed on
the stock exchanges of London (PRU.L), Hong Kong (2378.HK), Singapore (K6S.SG)
and New York (PUK.N).
For more information, please visit https://www.prudentialcorporation-asia.com
Pulse by Prudential
Prudential is a digital health app and the first of its kind in the region to
offer holistic health management to consumers. Using AI-powered self-help tools
and real-time information, the app serves as a 24/7 health and wellness partner
to users, helping them prevent, postpone, and protect against the onset of
diseases. Pulse is part of Prudential's region-wide strategy to provide
affordable and accessible healthcare to everyone across Asia by leveraging
digital technologies and best-in-class partnerships.
Following the regional launch of Pulse in Malaysia in August 2019, Pulse
is now available in a total of 11 markets in Asia and includes a growing suite
of value-add services, such as a symptom checker and health assessment,
personal wellness services, and video consultations with certified doctors and
Since its launch, Pulse has been downloaded more
than 8 million times in Asia. Pulse is currently available on the Apple/Google
Play stores in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the
Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
For more information, and to download Pulse, log on to www.wedopulse.com.