Jawbone, a US-based maker of audio devices and wearable technology backed by Germany-based phone operator Deutsche Telekom, has acquired BodyMedia, a local maker of wearable body monitors backed by corporate venturing units Comcast Ventures and Ascension Health Ventures, for reportedly more than $100m.

In May last year, BodyMedia raised $12m from cable company Comcast and medical services provider Ascension Health’s corporate venturing units and venture capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet, Draper Triangle Ventures and InCube Ventures.

At the time…

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