Fitness devices to dominate wearables market until 2018, finds Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research shows that fitness wearables will remain the primary wearable device, with smartwatches being less commonly used for the next 3 years. However, fitness wearables are expected to be used by approximately 110 million people worldwide at the end of 2019, while smartwatches will have more than 130 million users.

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ComfyLight Kickstarter campaign launched for smart light to protecting homes from intruders

ComfyLight – the smart security light and CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honouree – announced that it will launch its Kickstarter campaign with the aim of raising 50,000 Euros. The new and unique home security solution comes in the form of an LED lamp with the goal to actively protect homes from burglars.

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8th Future of Wireless International Conference focuses on boardroom impact of connected world

Now in its 8th year, the 2016 Future of Wireless International Conference will turn its attention to the boardroom and explore how industry leaders are planning to transform and build new business models to harness a world with ubiquitous wireless.

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oneM2M to discuss IoT standards framework at IoT Tech Expo Europe in London

The Internet of Things (IoT) Tech Expo Europe 2016 event are expected to bring together key industries — including Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive – from across Europe for two days of top-level content and discussion.

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Pulse oximeter and heart rate sensor module provides ultra-low power solution for wearables

System designers can speed time to market for wearable and healthcare products with the MAX30102 pulse oximeter and heart rate integrated sensor module from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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Here’s some terrible news for journalists – IoT is making the world nicer

The year has got off to a good start. In the same week that Toyota unveiled plans for an IT infrastructure to support a global fleet of connected cars, ISIS showcased its latest driverless car bomb and North Korea set off an earthquake inducing Hydrogen bomb. Three events guaranteed to give the population the willies.

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Synchronoss and OnStar partner on m-Commerce and cloud intelligence for connected cars

Bridgewater, NJ, USA. January 4, 2016 – Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR), a provider of cloud solutions and software-based activation for mobile carriers, enterprises, retailers and OEMs worldwide, today announced a new partnership with General Motors’ OnStar.

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Security in remote healthcare

How to protect the patient’s data and identity in an increasingly digital world. Best practice advice from the Personal Connected Healthcare Alliance.

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Kii IoT platform collaborates with Kyocera to power ‘Daily Support’ wearable smart healthcare device and service

Kii has announced a strategic collaboration with Kyocera Corporation to develop a cloud-based healthcare monitoring service and smart device combination called ‘Daily Support’. Kyocera selected Kii as a cloud partner because of the wide variety of features suitable for its business model and global deployment availability.

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How healthcare clients are utilising wearables to track patient health information

Wearable technology has been around for a long time. When pedometers, which date back to Leonardo da Vinci, were combined with smartphone applications, the wearable movement saw its first glimpse of success in the fitness and wellness sectors.

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‘Meds Companion’ aims to improve patient health and cut healthcare costs

The Advanced Digital Institute (ADI) has launched Meds Companion, a product designed to help patients to take their medication on time and develop an effective routine.

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Renesas launches safety package to accelerate industrial safety implementations

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has expanded its industrial support with the launch of its RX111 Safety Package, to significantly reduce development time to implement functional safety for industrial equipment and devices, such as sensors, safety controllers and industrial drives.

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