Ericsson and Swisscom announce the 24 finalists of IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2015

Barcelona / Zurich / Munich – The international jury of the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup has now selected ‘the most innovative IoT solutions worldwide’. The winners in each of the six categories will be announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on March 3, and the official award ceremony will follow at

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Isansys wireless patient monitoring platform shows promise of digital healthcare in Indian hospitals

Isansys Lifecare Ltd, the provider of complete real-time physiological patient data services and systems, has announced the results of a collaborative pilot study, with a medical centre in India, based on its first generation Patient Status Engine.

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Wireless patient monitoring company continues rapid expansion

A company which provides the NHS and health organisations with new generation wireless patient monitoring systems and associated predictive analytics is expanding at Milton Park thanks to increased demand from home and abroad.

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Infonetics: healthcare providers slow to invest in M2M solutions, muting near-term growth of connected health market

Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. IHS, +0.28% has released excerpts from its new Connected Health M2M Connections and Services report.

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KORE’s CEO Brisbourne elected chairman of IoT trade group, IMC

January 14, 2015. London (Business Wire) — The International M2M Council (IMC), said to be the fastest-growing trade group serving the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine communications (M2M) sector, has announced that KORE CEO Alex Brisbourne has been elected chairman. 

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BlackBerry provides software platform for NantHealth’s internet of medical things device

BlackBerry Ltd and NantHealth, a cloud-based information technology provider combining science and big data to transform healthcare, have announced the launch of the next generation of the NantHealth HBox, a portable medical device that captures and transmits secure medical data between the patient, doctor and hospital. To power the new mobile HBox, NantHealth selected technology from QNX Software Systems Ltd,

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mHealth regulation, security, and privacy Who’s responsibility is it?

Mobile mHealth devices present prolific opportunities across the board. However, it could be just a matter of time before a public data breach that rocks the industry – such as a massive identity theft or large-scale insurance fraud, reports Arif Mohamed for M2M Now.

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The paradox of digital health, part 1: Money

Despite the overwhelming evidence of the benefits of digital health over the traditional analog services, we have seen significant barriers to adoption that have resulted in what I refer to as the Ten Paradoxes of Digital Health. This article will address the Money Paradox.

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Secure NFC/RFID tag authenticator with energy harvesting protects sensitive data transfer between master and slave devices

Designers can now perform secure wireless data communication on their embedded systems without needing the host microcontroller, but by simply using a single MAX66242 DeepCover® Secure Authenticator from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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mHealth conference announced: Proven models for digital health success

Chris Wasden, professor of innovation & executive director of the Sorenson Center for Discovery and Innovation at the University of Utah, will lead panelists of the M2M Now Money Talks mHealth conference in a fascinating and engaging debate centered around the future of digital health and the business case for implementing an App Formulary Model.

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Larco U-WAV touchless sensing wall switch opens doors with a wave of the hand

Researchers at the University of Arizona found that it takes only two to four hours for a virus to spread through an office, hotel or healthcare facility after a doorknob or tabletop is contaminated. To help organisations reduce the spread of infection, ATEK Access Technologies, LLC has released the new and improved Larco U-WAV touchless sensing wall switch,

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Connected health startup launches world’s first wearable activity tracker for medication packages to improve medication adherence

One of healthcare’s biggest concerns is the discrepancy between potentially achievable success rates and the actual treatment success rates when it comes to patients. Studies show that something as simple as getting patients to take their meds, on time, in the right order and in the proper amount, could actually prevent as many as 125,000

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Show your true colours with the GER Mood Sweater

A ‘Mood Sweater’ which interprets the wearer’s emotions via coloured LED lights embedded in the fabric is being showcased as part of the AXA PPP Health Tech & You Forum at London’s Design Museum, in what is described as a celebration of innovative, personal health technology.

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Healthcare smartphone accessory sales to exceed $3billion by 2019 driven by Apple, Samsung APIs

Healthcare focussed smartphone interfaces launched by Samsung and Apple will be instrumental in propelling the global healthcare accessory hardware market to $3 billion by 2019, according to a new report from hi-tech analyst house Juniper Research.

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SMS-based tsunami warning system is readied for 2015 launch in India

A new tsunami warning service based in India has been scheduled for launch in the first quarter of 2015. The system’s developers, RegPoint are opening a new Indian office in Hyderabad to support the operation and have hired a director of operations to drive through the final stages of technical development.

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Zurich Health Network provides patients with access to their personal health data

Patients in the Zurich Health Network – a doctors’ network comprising 36 connected medical practices – are now able to access selected documents from their own respective medical records. This is made possible by the online health dossier from Swisscom.

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