Six ways NFC is transforming healthcare

Of the many industries using Near Field Communication (NFC) to add convenience, increase efficiency, and automate processes, healthcare is gaining ground. In a recent report, issued by technology analysts Transparency Market Research (TMR), healthcare is one of the fastest growing segments for NFC, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4%.

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Welcome back, we’ve changed a bit. How about you?

You turn your back for a few hours and look what happens! The things you’ve come to rely on – like M2M Now – change. Welcome to IoT Now.

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How healthcare clients are utilising wearables to track patient health information

Wearable technology has been around for a long time. When pedometers, which date back to Leonardo da Vinci, were combined with smartphone applications, the wearable movement saw its first glimpse of success in the fitness and wellness sectors.

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Smart cities, eHealth and automotive are the focus for Comarch’s IoT platform and tools

One of the well-rehearsed challenges about smart cities is that this is not a single application. Where most IoT deployments draw on the skills of one industry, smart cities must connect and integrate diverse business groups. For that you need particular platform and integration skills.

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Exostar and SIGNiX to deliver digital signature solution to Life Science and Healthcare

Researchers, clinical trial participants, physicians, and others can now access cloud-based Independent E-Signatures™ via the Exostar Life Sciences Identity Hub.

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Telstra Health acquires health analytics firm Dr Foster

Telstra Health has announced a key development in its health analytics capability with confirmation it has acquired UK based firm Dr Foster.

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Will IoT destroy capitalism, what happens to all that blood and will we soon be robots?

Top billing at Thursday’s IoTx Live event in London rightly went to an audience with James Brehm, founder and chief technology evangelist of James Brehm & Associates, and Matt Hatton, co-founder & CEO of Machina Research. Here, Jeremy Cowan learns from IoT’s funniest double act.

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Telstra Health acquires health analytics firm Dr Foster

Telstra Health has announced a key development in its health analytics capability with confirmation it has acquired UK based firm Dr Foster.

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M2M Now launches Black Book 2015 with five unique analyst reports

WELCOME TO THE M2M NOW BLACK BOOK 2015 In 2014, M2M Now took a new approach to how we cover the M2M and IoT market. Every issue we took a specific focus on a sector that is seeing early adoption of M2M technologies and services and commissioned analyst firms to write a series of reports

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Smart Wireless healthcare and fitness device services to be a $1.8bn market by 2019

New research from market analysts, Juniper Research has found that annual revenues from connected healthcare and fitness services will approach $2bn by 2019, nearly 6 times the $320m value estimated for this year.

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Swisscom Health AG acquires H-Net AG, thereby strengthening its portfolio and customer base

By taking over H-Net, Swisscom Health is acquiring one of the companies in the area of  administrative and medical data exchange in the healthcare sector. Swisscom Health is thus strengthening its portfolio and further expanding its eHealth ecosystem in Switzerland.

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Smart Wireless Healthcare and Fitness device services to be a $1.8bn market by 2019

New research from market analysts, Juniper Research, has found that annual revenues from connected healthcare and fitness services will approach $2bn by 2019, nearly 6 times the $320m value estimated for this year.

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Swisscom Health and the i-engineers to provide patient-record and networking solutions for hospitals

Swisscom Health AG and the i-engineers AG, a software firm that provides specialised solutions for electronic patient record-keeping and networking, have decided to enter a strategic partnership. The cooperation will create new cloud-based solutions for hospitals that will also be beneficial to doctors and patients. Customers of the i-engineers will therefore be able to purchase their services at

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The ‘Internet of the Senses’ is on the horizon at Wearable Technology Show 2015

With apparently perfect timing – one day after Apple launched its very own watch to an expectant world – this year’s Wearable Technology Show kicked off at the Excel Centre in London’s Docklands. Alun Lewis reports.

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SRETT and Telenor Connexion jointly address a global health concern

100 million patients in the world are affected by sleep apnea syndrome. The disorder is characterised by pauses in breathing during sleep and this can cause drowsiness during the day as well as a broad spectrum of serious medical conditions.

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Sharecare buys Feingold Technologies to develop new personalised mobile health solutions

Atlanta, Munich, Berlin – Sharecare, a digital health and wellness engagement platform founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold, has acquired Feingold Technologies, a developer of innovative technologies that analyse and understand human mindsets and behaviours.

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