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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Finalists of the 4th IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup announced

It has been a tough evaluation process for the international expert jury of the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2015/16, but the best and most innovative companies have now been selected.

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Kony and Medical Mutual of Ohio deliver mobile healthcare and incentive apps for members

Enterprise mobility company, Kony, Inc., has helped Medical Mutual of Ohio, the health insurance company based in Ohio, deliver unique mobile app experiences for its members and employees.

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Pulse oximeter and heart rate sensor module provides ultra-low power solution for wearables

System designers can speed time to market for wearable and healthcare products with the MAX30102 pulse oximeter and heart rate integrated sensor module from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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Gemalto Cat 1 LTE connectivity solution wins ‘Most Innovative Application’ award

Gemalto has won the Most Innovative LTE Application and Service Award for its Cinterion® Cat 1 LTE wireless module.

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