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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