COVID-19 is writing a new world order

Amidst the socio-economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, the common cause of finding a solution to the pandemic has brought together individuals, institutions, communities, governments and society at large. Looking at such collaborative initiatives, says CP Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra.

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IoT ecosystem association adds connected health and wellness to key verticals in face of COVID-19

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC), a business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, announced it will add connected health and wellness to its key verticals of focus.

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How smart devices will transform the next generation’s daily life

Intelligent living happens when smart devices, software and services work together seamlessly to form an ecosystem that surrounds us. Its aim, says Olivier Dobo, marketing director of HONOR UK, is to help people live life more efficiently and effectively, so that they can focus on what truly matters.

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Veeva data cloud to deliver new approach for patient and prescriber data

Veeva Systems, has announced Veeva data cloud to help support the industry by bringing greater innovation and choice to the data market. Veeva data cloud will include longitudinal patient and prescriber data offerings that will cover retail and specialty distribution channels, initially tailored for commercial use cases such as launch planning, patient segmentation, commercial analytics,

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Regulation and reimbursement strategies should not get in the way of ‘smart’ electronic skin patches

Recent IDTechEx research in their report, Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029, has revealed significant opportunities in the development and use of electronic skin patches, with more than US$7.5 billion (€6.8 billion) in revenue made from the technology in 2018 and a growth forecast of over $20 billion (€18.2 billion) per year over the next decade.

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How IoT can help improve accessibility for people with disabilities

The emergence of IoT has been great news for people with disabilities, making many lives so much easier due to the many tools, devices and add-ons that are now available which have improved user access.

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IoT healthcare sensor revenues grow globally through patient engagement and accurate data analysis

From monitoring and diagnostics to delivery methods, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors in healthcare combine sensor output and communications to provide functions that were considered conceptual, until recently.

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New healthcare sensors enable ultra-small size, lowest power and clinical-grade accuracy for next-gen wearables

Designers creating next-generation wearable health and fitness applications can reduce temperature measurement power by 50% with the MAX30208, as well as shrink optical solution size by 40% with the MAXM86161 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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Global medical wearables market to hit US$19.7bn value by 2024, says new IDTechEx research

New research entitled, Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029, from IDTechEx, providers of market intelligence in emerging technologies, forecasts that the medical wearables market will be worth nearly $20 billion (€18 billion) by 2024. This exponential growth will be driven by demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.

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Parking aids and wearable heart monitors among the start-ups in new accelerator

(A WEEK IN IoT) – All too often we, and the wider media, become a little obsessed with the activities of the corporate giants. I’m just as guilty as anyone, says Jeremy Cowan, and I can tell you I’ve given myself a stern talking to.

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The UK NHS long term 10-year plan: Why will technology be key in delivering this?

In order to future proof the National Health Service (NHS), the UK Health Secretary recently announced a Long Term Plan to ensure the service continues seamlessly and smoothly for years to come. As Wayne Miller, Healthcare director EMEA at Zebra Technologies reports,

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Conserving water in Qatar

The nations of the Arabian Peninsula are well aware of the need to preserve and protect water as an extremely scarce natural resource. They lead the world in the installation of seawater desalination systems and the regeneration and reuse of wastewater. The City of Qatar is responsible for the planning, design, contracting, construction and management

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How BLE indoor asset location is being deployed in healthcare, office and the military: Part 2

As Jeremy Cowan, IoT Now’s editorial director, hears from Thomas Hasselman, chief marketing officer of Finland-based Quuppa, BLE is finding a home for asset tracking in hospitals, offices, the army and via mobile network operator, Orange. Also see Part 1.

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Healthcare spend in wearables to reach $60bn by 2023 as monitoring devices & hearables become ‘must haves’

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that wearables, including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices, are set to become ‘must haves’ in delivering healthcare, with US$20 billion (€17.4 billion) forecast to be spent annually on these devices by 2023.

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Healthcare IT solutions company, Comport, discusses ways to protect hospitals from ransomware attacks

In response to the rising threat of ransomware in the healthcare industry, Comport, a cloud computing and Healthcare IT Solutions Company, held discussions with top healthcare CIO’s discussing ransomware protections that they may want to consider.

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Can IoT improve the hospital patient experience?

It’s easy to envy you IoT developers, says Nick Booth: you’re pricey, you’re hot, that’s everything I’m not! With demand for Internet of Things (IoT) expertise outstripping the supply, it’s understandable if code writers rush to complete contracts and hurry on to the next. Who wouldn’t?

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