DeepCover chipset from Maxim Integrated advances secure authentication

Maxim Integrated Products has announced that it is now sampling a new chipset that provides the strongest levels of security when authentication of peripherals is necessary

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Masimo launches iSpO2™ pulse oximeter for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

Irvine, California, USA. December 16, 2012 — Masimo Corporation has launched a pulse oximeter, called iSpO2™, for Apple™’s iPhone, iPad & iPod touch. iSpO2™ uses the same technology found in Masimo’s professional line of pulse oximeters and Pulse CO-Oximeters™ used in hospitals around the world to provide accurate measurements.

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The $$ cost of M2M hype and false hopes

(EDITORIAL): How often have you looked at M2M research figures and muttered, “Really?” Many of the people I talk to, says editor, Jeremy Cowan, are as unimpressed as I am by forecasts of billions of connected devices and trillion dollar revenues. Eventually such figures become meaningless.

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MobileHelp® medical alert system leverages u-blox GPS and 2G/3G

u-blox, the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, has been chosen for global positioning and embedded 2G/3G wireless technologies by MobileHelp, a provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System) technology in America.

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Sierra Wireless resolves ITC lawsuit with purchase of MMP Portfolio™ licence

Cupertino, California, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — Alliacense announced today that Sierra Wireless, Inc. has purchased an MMP™ Portfolio license. The agreement resolves the ITC Investigation and District Court lawsuit recently filed against Sierra Wireless, a mobile computing and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications solutions company.

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Bosch selects Doro to enrich TeleCare offering with mobile solutions

Bosch Healthcare, a provider of TeleCare systems in Europe, has chosen Doro as a partner for its mobile TeleCare offering.

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French public authority consortium selects INSIDE Secure’s NFC technology for e-health project



INSIDE Secure announced that the company has been selected by a French public authority consortium led by Docapost BPO, a digital transactions company owned by La Poste, France’s postal service, to provide NFC (Near Field Communication) technology and security expertise for an e-health project.

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NuPhysicia completes alliance agreement with Harris CapRock for remote telemedicine technology

Houston, Texas, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — NuPhysicia and Harris CapRock Communications have formed an alliance that creates a standardised and optimised telemedicine technology for customers across the energy, government and maritime markets.

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Smart glasses and other wearable devices to be worth over $1.5bn by 2014, finds Juniper

A new report from Juniper Research has valued the next-gen wearable devices market, including smart glasses, to be worth more than $1.5 billion by 2014,

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MedMinder helps patients adhere to complex, costly drug treatment regimes

Newton, Massachusetts, USA. October 31, 2012 — Non-adherence to medication regimes is one of healthcare’s most daunting and costly challenges, but now a new M2M solution is being brought to market.

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M2M communications one of only 3 ICT areas creating new VC investment opportunities, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK. October 29, 2012 — A volatile global economy is making investors increasingly cautious and risk-averse about their portfolio investments. This is translating into a restraint for start-ups in ICT

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Continua Health Alliance announces two additions to its board of directors

Beaverton, Oregon, USA. October 25, 2012 – Continua Health Alliance has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors to serve a one year term. This bring the total number of board members to 13.

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Continua Health Alliance specifies GCF as requirement for personal health device certification

Continua Health Alliance has specified Global Certification Forum (GCF) Certification as a pre-requisite for Continua Certification of personal health devices incorporating 3GPP wireless connectivity.

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Set M2M free: Keeping pace with opportunity in the healthcare sector

(BLOG:) The health sector has been evolving for thousands of years, as new clinical findings have come to the forefront. Today, says Erik Brenneis, head of Vodafone M2M, it continues to evolve, but as well as keeping in line with new medical discoveries it also leads the way in the adoption of cutting edge technologies.

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New NFC technology offers wider charging area and small footprint in smartphones and healthcare devices

Dusseldorf, Germany – Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductors, has developed a new near field communication (NFC) wireless charging system designed to eliminate the power cable for charging and to increase systems efficiency.

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North American telehealth report published on healthcare and ICT convergence

Dublin, Ireland. September 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report on the North American Telehealth industry to its offering. The report is entitled, A CEO’s Guide to Convergence between Healthcare and Information and Communications Technologies.

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