Vodafone and AstraZeneca announce partnership for mHealth patient services

Newbury and London, UK, March 18, 2014 – Vodafone and AstraZeneca have announced a global partnership to use mobile health (mHealth) services to improve health outcomes for patients with cardiovascular conditions. The collaboration will create new mobile and internet-based services to support patients through their treatment journey, improving medication adherence and giving patients confidence to

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Qualcomm Life integrates Bluetooth® Low Energy into 2net hub for connected medical devices

Orlando & San Diego, USA and Mobile World Congress, Spain — Qualcomm Life, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., is integrating Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), as part of its latest 2net(TM) Hub software release. Speaking to M2M Now in Barcelona today, general manager Rick Valencia said this makes the 2net Hub one of the first standalone, FDA-listed wireless gateways

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Gemalto delivers secure connectivity for innovative health and wellness M2M hub

Austin, Texas, USA, February 25, 2014 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced its Cinterion® M2M technology is providing secure wireless connectivity for a next generation smart health and wellness M2M hub, developed by Vignet Corp.

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Vodafone predicts strong M2M growth driven by automotive, energy and health applications

We are only at the beginning of the machine-to-machine (M2M) revolution, believes Erik Brenneis, director of M2M at Vodafone, who has already seen the number of Vodafone M2M connections grow from 3 million to 14 million over the last four years. This is one of the conclusions of a new video interview on the M2M

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Axeda and Hytec provide security-compliant IoT platform for National Health Service in England

Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA — Axeda, a cloud-based services provider for building and deploying machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has launched technology and services to enable medical product manufacturers to deploy their connected products at hospitals

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The M2M world market in 2013

(Blog): In volume terms, the overall M2M market is growing fast in all wireless markets and in all regions. A total of 136 million cellular modules were expected to be active at the end of 2012. According to Samuel Ropert (pictured) of analysts IDATE, overall annual growth for the next four years should top 30%

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mHealth and wearable devices add to component maker’s M2M opportunities

Analogue component manufacturer, Maxim Integrated is finding new machine-to-machine communication (M2M) opportunities in the wireless health, security and mobile payments markets, as Steve Rogerson reports.

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M2M Now Money Talks mHealth keynote and case study presentations announced

For advice on how to build profitable mHealth business models and decrease hospital readmissions through intelligent mHealth systems, M2M Now’s Money Talks mHealth event, taking place at 2pm – 6pm on Tuesday 10th December, 2013 at the Gaylord International Convention Centre, Maryland, USA is a must-attend.

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How does M2M fit into healthcare reform?

(Blog) — If I were to make a list of wireless companies, would the healthcare industry come to mind, asks John Horn (pictured), president of RACO Wireless? If not, it should. Now more than ever, big players in the M2M space are beginning to recognise healthcare as one of the vertical markets with the greatest

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Wireless M2M pill bottles to improve prescription adherence, cut deaths and healthcare costs

(Alpharetta, Georgia, USA. Business Wire) — AdhereTech has selected the KORE Network to wirelessly enable its medication bottles. KORE’s machine-to-machine (M2M) network will provide cellular connectivity so that AdhereTech can remotely monitor and automatically alert patients on their adherence to prescribed medication.

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Remote patient monitoring products with GSM connections aim for growing telehealth market

(Sweden & UK. August 21, 2013) — MedicPen’s range of computerised medical reminder and pill dispenser products are to be given GSM mobile network connections by M2M wireless network specialists, Stream Communications. The products enable medical specialists and carers to efficiently supervise and monitor patient’s drug schedule remotely.

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mHealth monitoring offers US$36 billion global healthcare cost savings opportunity by 2018

Basingstoke, UK – Juniper Research’s latest report on the mHealth market forecasts cumulative cost savings from remote patient monitoring of up to US$36 billion globally over the next five years – under Juniper’s most optimistic forecast scenario.

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Connected fridge? What does M2M really mean for operators?

(BLOG): June 22, 2013 — There can be few ideas over the years which have promised as much and delivered as little as the connected fridge, says Chris Marrison (pictured) of Infoblox. A staple of future-gazing science programmes for decades, the connected fridge monitors its contents and alerts its owners when items need to be

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Continua developer tools now available in open health tools project and on Continua website

Beaverton, Orlando, USA – Continua Health Alliance has announced the publication of four primary components on Open Health Tools, the Open Source clearing house for health IT projects.

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'M2M Hackathon' winners take home $10,000 after 24 hours of extreme implementation

Axeda Connexion, Boston, MA, USA. May 8, 2013 –  The winners of the M2M Hackathon at the Axeda Connexion 2013 event have been announced by the organisers.

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'Crowdfunding' starts for world’s first connected fork, helping people to eat slower for better health

London, UK. April 18, 2013 – HAPILABS, a company whose mission is “to help people take control of their HAPIness, health and fitness through applications and mobile connected devices“, has begun to raise funds for the manufacturing and distribution of HAPIfork, the world’s first connected fork.

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