January 10, 2020 / 5:09 PM / 7 months ago

U.S. to probe Fitbit, Garmin other wearable devices after Philips complains

WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - U.S. trade regulators on Friday said they will investigate wearable monitoring devices, including those made by Fitbit Inc and Garmin Ltd , following a complaint by Koninklijke Philips and its North America unit.

The U.S. International Trade Commission, in a statement, said the probe would also look at devices by made by California-based Ingram Micro Inc as well as China-based Maintek Computer Co Ltd and Inventec Appliances.

Reporting by Susan Heavey and David Lawder

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