Satellite communications: Bringing the hospital to you

As remote monitoring and interactive services involving consultants and their patients increase, today’s fast-emerging world of telemedicine is seeing some exciting developments, writes Massimo Marcotulli, Business Development Director, Southern Europe, Hughes Europe.

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Wearable medical devices market to blossom

The market for wearable medical devices will reach more than 100 million units annually by 2016 as a range of factors combine over the next five years

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Multi-Tech Cellular Development Platform and Physio-Control Combine to Save Lives

At the recent Connected World Conference, Multi-Tech Systems and Physio-Control received a Value Chain Award for their combined solution using the Multi-Tech Cellular Development Platform,

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White Paper: Developing Enterprise M2M Apps in Days or Weeks — Not Months or Years

Developers are building M2M applications to help companies reduce service and fuel costs, generate new sources of revenue, and increase customer satisfaction. The principle market segments and applications driving this market need for M2M solutions include

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How much would you pay for remote health monitoring?

Population keeps growing and healthcare costs keep increasing – up to 9% of GDP (and even 16% in the US). 75% of the cost is coming from a few chronic diseases. Aging population is increasing the burden.

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BT to install defibrillators in disused red phone boxes

BT is funding the installation of defibrillator equipment, which can help save the lives of cardiac arrest victims, into five decommissioned red phone boxes adopted by rural communities.

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Device lets companies monitor machine health

M2M integrator and distributor DH Solutions is to launch an embedded M2M system developed on the Axeda Platform. Dharma, a data communications device, enables companies to monitor the health of that device as well as any connected tablets, laptops and handhelds.

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Heart arrhythmia monitor set for autumn launch

Cinterion and TZ Medical have jointly announced Aera-CT, a lightweight heart arrhythmia monitoring device.

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Report predicts strong growth in healthcare for M2M

The installed base of M2M connected devices within the health sector will exceed 774 million by 2020, according to a report from Machina Research.

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Sprint boosted by M2M market in first quarter

M2M products continue to play a strong role in the growth of Sprint’s business markets group, according to the firm’s quarterly update.

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