Kyocera launches lowest cost IoT service in Japan in partnership with Sigfox

Kyocera Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (KCCS) has started providing Internet of Things (IoT) network services in Japan based on the Sigfox global IoT network.

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G&D integrates with Otono to cut costs and accelerate installations of eSIM management solutions

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is teaming up with Otono Networks to simplify and drastically reduce the cost of deployment of eSIM solutions for carriers around the world.

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Remote patient monitoring revenues to reach €32.4bn in 2021, according to Berg Insight

Revenues for remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions reached € 7.5 billion(US$ 8 billion) in 2016, according to a new study released by Berg Insight.

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The number of remotely monitored patients worldwide grew 44% in 2016 to 7.1 million, says Berg Insight

M2M/IoT market research provider, Berg Insight has released new findings about the mobile healthcare (mHealth) market. The number of remotely monitored patients grew by 44% to 7.1 million in 2016 as the market entered a growth phase fuelled by rising market acceptance in several key verticals.

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Ireland’s eir Business launches IoT Connect using MDS’ customer management platform

Warrington, UK. November 1, 2016: eir Business has deployed MDS’ Customer Management Platform (CMP) to allow small, medium and large enterprises to connect their Internet of Things (IoT) assets in the field.

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AT&T and Sierra Wireless pilot LTE-M modules for IoT to help cut costs, improve device performance

Sierra Wireless and AT&T will pilot next generation LTE-M network technologies this autumn. The pilot programme aims to spur LTE network connections for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Caterpillar shows how PTC’s augmented and virtual reality technology plus IoT can benefit industry

Boston, MA, USA — OK. Rewind five years, says Jeremy Cowan. Imagine you’re the CEO of a US-based computer software company that since 1985 has specialised in 2-dimensional & 3D design software, product, application and service lifecycle management (PLM, ALM & SLM), and service management solutions.

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Advanced IT solutions driving global telecardiology market until 2020, says Technavio

The global telecardiology market is expected grow at a CAGR of over 17% during the period 2016-2020, according to Technavio’s latest report.

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Not all “things” are equal – critical infrastructure needs a dedicated network

The term “Internet of Things” covers a wide variety of different connected devices. At Mobile World Congress this year, these ‘things’ being exhibited included thermostats, warehouse technology, wearables, and even the ubiquitious connected fridge.

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Pangea signs global mHealth partnership with Ideas in Medicine

Ideas in Medicine are experts in working with partners to realise their healthcare and medical innovation and taking it to market, utilising the Ideas in Medicine global network of innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, legal minds, distributors, marketers and mentors.

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Sweetch Health raises US$3.5m to deploy large scale personalised diabetes care platform

Sweetch Health, which has developed a “digital vaccine” for diabetes, has raised US$3.5 million in a Series A round led by Philips, a health technology company, and OurCrowd, a equity crowdfunding platform. Participation from prior investors also included Pontifax L.P. and Lionbird L.P.

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Telemedicine devices can deliver similar outcomes to in-person visits, say healthcare providers

The majority of healthcare professionals now feel telemedicine is a high priority for their organisations and can deliver similar outcomes to in-person care, according to a new survey by Aeris.

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‘By 2020, global healthcare data will double every three days’, says Pathways Genomics’ CIO

More than 400 mobile health (mHealth) leaders from around the world gathered at Digital Health & Wellness Summit @ Mobile World Congress 2016 (DHWS16) held in Barcelona from February 22-25, 2016.

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Ushering in the era of digital health

Juniper’s latest research into Digital Health emphasises that ageing populations mean more home-based care is needed. The corresponding digital health deliverable systems allow medical adherence or remote patient monitoring.

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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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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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