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Powered by lark, the new Samsung Galaxy S5 phone will be Your Personal Assistant for Health and Wellness

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, during Samsung's Developer Day keynote at the Mobile World Congress, lark CEO Julia Hu unveiled lark's Personal Assistant for Health and Wellness software on Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 as part of newly announced S-Health. lark is a Premium Content Partner for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a select few other partners such as Evernote and the New York Times.

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"We are proud to announce lark's new partnership with Samsung and our personal health & wellness coaching service that will run on their incredible new flagship phone," said Julia Hu. "The Samsung Galaxy S5 and lark's Personal Assistant for Health and Wellness will change the way the world views their smart phone.  It's no longer just a communication device but a highly personalized lifestyle companion powered with tools like lark to support users as they improve their everyday lives. Without any additional wearable sensor, the phone can coach people on how to live healthier.  Not only does it keep track of users' physical activity throughout the day, the lark service will start learning the users' physical activity patterns and behaviors and suggesting the easiest ways for each person to get fitter and healthier."  

Lark has created the ability for handset manufacturers to develop a health and wellness ecosystem just by integrating the Lark platform with their handset.  It also allows the use of new 3rd party wearable technology devices to enhance the ecosystem even more. Health and Wellness is a multi-billion dollar business and Lark has created a multi-OS platform that allows device manufacturers to leverage the Lark technology to create a truly immersive experience that can help the user live a healthier life.

Lark capitalizes on the new low power sensor hub in next generation phones to capture and interpret data in real-time, when it's most contextually relevant.  With Lark's patent-pending advanced behavioral analysis, machine learning technology, and its cloud-based Expert Recommendation Engine, users will experience the most contextual and personalized health and wellness applications that were never before possible. 

About lark
Founded in 2010, lark is based in Mountain View, Calif. Lark interprets the world's real-time sensor data to empower people to live healthier and happier lives. lark is supported by world-renowned experts in health and behavior change, including Dr. Baba Shiv, Neuroeconomist and Stanford University faculty; Dr. Jo Solet, Harvard University faculty and Behavioral Medicine Expert. To learn more about all of lark's products, visit www.lark.com. 

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