Withings U-Scan

U-Scan

The first hands-free connected home urine lab

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A precise snapshot of new health metrics—from home.

Just 90 mm in diameter, this health lab will sit within any toilet bowl. It is designed to provide an immediate snapshot of the body’s balance by monitoring and detecting a large variety of biomarkers found in urine while also offering actionable advice for health improvements.

Withings U-Scan

Welcome to a new era for urinalysis

With more than 3000 metabolites, urine is an extraordinary witness to our health. It gives an immediate snapshot of the body’s balance and can help detect and monitor a large variety of health information. While urinalysis is typically performed only once a year, U-Scan opens the door to regular access to these metrics from the comfort and privacy of one’s own bathroom.

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Data capture made easy

U-Scan is a technologically advanced pebble-shaped reader and includes interchangeable analysis cartridges designed to assess specific biomarkers without the need for external sample capture or strips. The data capture will be noninvasive, effortless, hands-free, and automatic. Each cartridge is designed to last three months and will be easily changed to meet all your needs.

Multiple Biomarker Analyses

Each cartridge will be made of a dozen test pods containing specific types of biomarker tests. When placed in the reader, this versatile system is designed to support nearly limitless biomarker assessments simply by adapting the test pods.

Versatile cartridge system

Cycle Sync*

The ultimate cycle syncing guide—from home.

U-Scan Cycle Sync may help to relieve women of the mental load by tracking monthly hormonal fluctuations. U-Scan will be the world’s first hormonal-based cycle sync guide.

*U-Scan is not currently available for sale or distribution in the United States. Device effectiveness and safety have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA and any and all claims regarding performance, features, and/or clinical significance have not been reviewed by the FDA and should not be considered statements of fact.

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Nutri Balance*

The ultimate nutrition & hydration health guide—from home.

U-Scan Nutri Balance may help to make healthy eating a keystone of preventative health by tracking the impact nutrition and water intake have on our metabolism. Depending on one’s objectives and results, actions—such as advice, recipes, and activities—will be proposed on a daily basis in order to help anyone find their balance.

*U-Scan is not currently available for sale or distribution in the United States. Device effectiveness and safety have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA and any and all claims regarding performance, features, and/or clinical significance have not been reviewed by the FDA and should not be considered statements of fact.

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FOR PROFESSIONALS

Customizable cartridge helps unlock the power of urinalysis

The U-Scan For Professionals future cartridge is designed for an at-home solution to provide health care professionals access to regular and accurate urinalysis data to easily monitor patients and health program participants. U-Scan For Professionals cartridge is designed to be fully customizable to provide groundbreaking data to assist medical research, clinical trials or remote patient monitoring**.

*This use case will be available following appropriate regulatory clearances.

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Withings Unveils U-Scan
at CES 2023

With U-Scan, Withings goes even further in monitoring your health. Watch as Éric, Morgane, Julius and Prof. Courbebaisse show and tell you about our latest innovation.

Withings Introducing U-Scan

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FAQ

What is U-Scan?

U-Scan will be a new product category at Withings which is designed to unlock the wealth of wellness indicators to be found via regular at-home urine analysis. It designed to be a versatile cartridge-based platform able to detect, measure, and analyze multiple biomarkers in urine.

Is U-Scan a medical device?

The U-Scan Nutri Balance and Cycle Sync cartridges are not currently available for sale or distribution in the United States. Device effectiveness and safety have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA and any and all claims regarding performance, features, and/or clinical significance have not been reviewed by the FDA and should not be considered statements of fact.

What will the U-Scan Cycle Sync cartridge be intended for?

U-Scan Cycle Sync will be the only automatic hormonal-based cycle tracking solution, that is designed to provide effortless, accurate, and hygienic urine testing. Personalized insights will help a woman build a cycle-adapted wellness routine without the mental load that accompanies most menstrual tracking. When approved, U-Scan Cycle Sync will help track the following biomarkers:

  • LH (Luteinizing Hormone)
  • Who will be able to U-Scan Cycle sync?

    U-Scan Cycle Sync is designed to be suitable for women who, within the last three months, have met the following criteria:

  • Menstrual cycle is between 21—35 days
  • Not under the age of 18
  • Not on hormonal treatment such as birth control, fertility treatment or hormonal therapy
  • Not diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Not currently or recently pregnant (in the last 3 months)
  • Not breastfeeding or having breastfed recently (in the last 3 months)
  • Not experiencing menopausal symptoms (such as hot flashes)
  • How is the U-Scan Nutri Balance intended to be used?

    U-Scan Nutri Balance is intended to be the first solution able to seamlessly track several key biomarkers via hygienic and automatic urine analysis, combined with an in-app coaching experience that may help overall daily wellness. U-Scan Nutri Balance is designed to help with the tracking of the following biomarkers:

  • Specific gravity for water balance
  • pH for protein-vegetable balance
  • Ketones for energy metabolism
  • Vitamin C levels
  • How will I use U-Scan Nutri Balance?

    U-Scan Nutri Balance is designed to be used by anyone who is looking to balance their nutritional health by analyzing key biomarkers alongside expert-reviewed and actionable insights (workouts, recipes, tips) to achieve their goals.
    Because urine biomarker reference ranges are very different for babies, children and teens, we don’t recommend that people under 18 use the Nutri Balance cartridge.

    When will U-Scan be available?

    U-Scan is intended to be first made available in Europe starting at the end of Q2 2023 with the two consumer cartridges: Nutri Balance and Cycle Sync.

    U-Scan is not currently available for sale or distribution in the United States. Device effectiveness and safety have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA and any and all claims regarding performance, features, and/or clinical significance have not been reviewed by the FDA and should not be considered statements of fact.

    What will be U-Scan for professionals?

    Withings Health Solutions, the company’s division serving the professional health market will be making the device available to partners for research and tailored use case purposes to extend the possibilities offered by the U-Scan platform. Professionals pricing will be upon request, please contact our Health Solutions team via this link.

    How accurate will be U-Scan?

    Device effectiveness and safety have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA and any and all claims regarding performance, features, and/or clinical significance have not been vetted by the FDA and should not be considered statements of fact.

    What will be the technical features (size / weight / components) of U-Scan?

    U-Scan will be composed of 2 parts:

  • The Reader: This technologically advanced pebble-shaped device will contain all the components required for urine sample collection, analysis by optical means, and data transfer by Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection. Reader dimensions will be ⌀ 90 x 28.5 mm, and the weight will be 110 grams
  • This interchangeable component will be a cylindrical plastic part inserted in the Withings U-Scan Reader which will contain dozens of test pods composed of chemical reagents which will be able to detect the level of various human biomarkers in urine. The cartridge dimensions will be ⌀ 62.55 x 15 mm, and its weight will be 15 grams.
  • How long will the U-Scan battery last?

    The U-Scan battery is designed to last for up to 3 months, and each cartridge will also be designed to last for 3 months.

    Will my toilet be compatible with U-Scan?

    U-Scan is designed to be compatible with most Western-style toilets. The device will be mounted within the toilet bowl thanks to an included fixation arm. The product will include several fixation arm sizes making it able to adapt to most toilet shapes.

    How will the U-Scan device stay clean within the toilet?

    U-Scan is being specifically designed to be used in the toilet environment.
    When closed, the product is splash and water resistant, and urine or toilet pollutants cannot penetrate to the inside.
    U-Scan will be made with a glass-fiber reinforced material that can resist the toilet environment.
    The product's surface will be designed to be rinsed with each toilet flush, just like the ceramic of the toilet bowl.

    How much will U-Scan cost?

    U-Scan is not currently available for sale or distribution in the United States as the device effectiveness and safety have not been reviewed by the U.S. FDA. We expect that users will be able to buy U-Scan starter kit for €499.95 to get one U-Scan reader and one cartridge (Cycle Sync or Nutri Balance) that provides 3 months of testing. Users will then have a choice to subscribe to automatic refills (€29.95 monthly subscription) or buy standalone cartridges on withings.com. U-Scan for Professionals pricing is upon request, please contact our Health Solutions team via this link..

    How will you change your cartridge or charge the device?

    If already installed, you will simply remove U-Scan from your toilet via the fixation arm and follow cleansing instructions.
    Open the device by unscrewing the front case to access the inside of the product. Remove the cartridge if already inserted and and insert the new cartridge. Then go to the Withings Health Mate App to follow the installation procedure.
    While open, plug the USB-C charging cable to the reader’s port and a power source. Once charged, remove the charging cable, and close up the front case.

    How many biomarkers will be analyzed in a cartridge?

    Each cartridge includes more than 100 biomarker results, which is designed to provide 3 months of testing when following the recommended measurement plan in the Withing’s App.

    More questions? Reach out to our Support team.

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