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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mPERS poised for massive growth as organisations unlock the value

Aging populations coupled with increasingly detailed lone worker safety regulation in markets across the globe is stimulating rapid growth in deployments of personal emergency response systems (PERS) and mobile PERS (mPERS). Devices in these categories enable individuals to be monitored in several different ways. An important application is as medical alert devices which a user

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Mobile and digital trends transform health and wellness

Since we launched the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) in April of 2014, we have seen remarkable progress – and change – in the application of mobile health, writes Rich Scarfo, the vice president of the alliance.

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ehi Live event is acquired by CloserStill and moved into London’s Digital Healthcare Show

ehi Live 2019 will be fully incorporated into the next Digital Healthcare Show, which is part of the Health+Care series of events held on 26-27 June, 2019 at London ExCeL. This change follows the show’s sale to event organisers, CloserStill Media.

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Healthcare’s strategic balance: Innovation and compliance

In 1250, the magnifying glass was constructed by Roger Bacon. This simple invention, originally constructed as a convex lens for scientific purposes,

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One Identity helps cure legacy access management problems for B. Braun

One Identity is helping B. Braun, one of the providers of healthcare products, support its digital transformation efforts and get identity and access management (IAM) to corporate networks and data right. Using One Identity Manager and associated services,

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Harnessing IoT data from the edge to the cloud and back

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) offers the potential to dramatically improve many tasks as diverse as preventative maintenance for electronic appliances to smart traffic lights to help reduce congestion.

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Indoor location: It takes an ecosystem

As the Internet of Things (IoT) grows, so too does the number of applications that demand precision location capabilities. And as the success of precision location grows outdoors, the market clearly expects that same sort of success for indoor localisation. But despite many indoor localisation trials taking place, few seem to end with full-sized commercial

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Simple, interoperable and secure – realising the IoT vision

IoT (the Internet of Things) is the prime driver of digital transformation for the enterprise, and IDC predicts that IoT market spend will reach $1.4 trillion (€1.19 trillion) by 2021. That’s a big number – but it’s in contrast to the statistic that shows as many as a quarter of all companies quit transformation projects

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Report launched by SNS on wearable technology ecosystems 2018 – 2030

While wearable technology has been utilised in vertical sectors such as the military and healthcare industries for many years, ongoing advances have triggered a major resurgence of the concept, particularly among the consumer community.

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