Sharecare, which was co-founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and WebMD founder Jeff Arnold, has acquired Feingold Technologies.
Feingold develops technology that aims to analyze and understand human mindsets and behaviors, including voice and text analysis, which runs on mobile phones. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The company says it came up with a series of patterns in interpersonal voice and text communications that are related to certain emotional expressions. Then, the company developed a technology that aims to help consumers organize their mindsets to reduce stress. Feingold has offices in Munich and Berlin.
Sharecare, headquartered in Atlanta, says the acquisition is part of the company's plan to create a comprehensive health profile for every consumer. The company also announced the launch of a beta Android app on Feb. 26.
Sharecare operates a service where users share health-care related data points that let the company make them a health profile. The company's technology integrates with wearable health trackers to help users manage their health. Sharecare was founded by Oz, who hosts a daily television show called "The Dr. Oz Show" and Arnold, a businessman who used to run HowStuffWorks.com. The company was founded in 2010 in partnership with Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications.
The company's has raised $122 million in venture capital financing, according to Sharecare co-president Dawn Whaley. The group's backers include the Heritage Group, TomorrowVentures, Galen Partners and New Evolution Ventures.
Health care technology companies have been attracting investor interest for a while. For more, see 5 Technologies that Drove Health Care M&A in 2014.