A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.
From smart lights and home security systems to connected toasters.
Smart homes and home automation are ambiguous terms used in reference to a wide range of solutions for controlling, monitoring and automating functions in the home, writes Martin Bäckman, an IoT analyst at Berg Insight.
Smart home systems can be divided into point solutions and whole-home systems. Smart [...]
UMC Utrecht uses tags and decentralised mesh network to enable on-demand dispatched equipment
Not knowing where things are, can be inconvenient at best. In hospitals, not having wheelchairs, beds and infusion pumps available at the right time can impede the required daily care. But as patients are frequently on the move, says Liam van Koert, keeping track of hospital assets proves [...]
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 can press [...]
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.
Anyone following the markets related to the Internet of Things has seen the forecasts of tens of billions of connected devices, trillions of dollars of economic impact and the transformation of multiple industries.
Thursday February 22nd, 2018: Finally, the news that many of you have been anxiously awaiting! The shortlist of Nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018 have been announced and these are being assessed by our global VIP panel of independent judges.
You don’t choose a life partner for their hair colour You don’t choose a home because it has nice curtains You don’t choose a Business Platform for its logo
Today’s continuous monitoring tech is shifting the consumer mindset away from a reactive monitoring approach to a proactive one. And this is having a dramatic effect on the market for wearable technologies, as Jeremy Cowan reports.
Gemalto, a digital security provider has announced the use of its IoT connectivity technology in OnKöl’s mHealth solution. Enabled by Gemalto’s wireless module, the smart hub connects the elderly and those with special needs to their family and caregivers, allowing them to live in their own home safely, independently and comfortably.
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