DUBLIN, Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Galvanic, the company behind the Pip (www.thepip.com), a device that detects stress, announces the launch of My Pip - a cloud platform which enables users to better manage everyday stress. My Pip syncs with Pip's suite of Apps, providing deeper insights and actionable data into the user's response to stress, encouraging and motivating them as they learn to manage everyday stress.
"Launching My Pip is a key milestone for us," says David Ingram, CEO. "Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Pip was launched in October 2014 and has been incredibly well received by therapists, psychologists and consumers around the world, who are using it with great success. With My Pip's launch we're further adding to our customer experience and this, together with recent global retail distribution agreements, allows us to further deliver on our promise to bring Pip's benefits to consumers worldwide."
Ensuring consumers' data privacy with HIPAA Compliance
My Pip is a HIPAA compliant cloud platform. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is the primary U.S. law governing the security and privacy of personal health information.
"As a company we respect our customers' privacy and prioritise protecting and securely storing their data," said Daragh McDonnell, CTO. "Our compliance with HIPAA ensures this commitment to Pip users. Just as Pip is putting professional stress management techniques into consumers' hands, My Pip is ensuring general consumers have professional-level data security."
The Pip is a device that allows you to see your stress levels. The Pip detects electrodermal activity (EDA), a scientifically validated indicator of stress. The Pip connects your emotions with engaging Apps. Through biofeedback - an effective stress management technique, the Pip teaches users to control their response to stress.
Launched in October 2014, the Pip is trusted and recommended by Stress Experts. Over 30 research institutions and organizations around the world are incorporating the Pip into research studies to help manage stress.
The Pip is offered in 2 colours (black and white) and comes with a suite of 3 free Apps (iOS and Android). It is available to purchase on thepip.com, amazon.co.uk, amazon.com and select retailers for $179 / £145 / € 179.