The power shift that will enable a connected future

In recent years, M2M has transformed from a bold futuristic vision into an enabler that has changed the way business is done in industries from utilities to security, transport to health care. Most companies who have integrated M2M into their business have done so for pure commercial reasons. M2M slashes costs, opens up new revenue

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Who knows how big the data is going to get

They say that the Internet of Things has a protocol problem. But the communications bottlenecks are nothing compared to when humans conspire to cock up

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Fitness devices to dominate the wearables market until 2018, with over 70m devices in-use

A new report by Juniper Research has found that fitness wearables in-use will almost treble by 2018, compared to an estimated 19 million in-use devices this year. Juniper expects fitness to remain the dominant wearables segment until that time, driven by intuitive use cases and lower retail prices. However, the broader appeal of smart watches

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Smart Security for Smart Cities: The cloud is the best choice to secure urban assets

When fully connected, a rapidly emerging class of technologies can profoundly improve the lives of citizens in so-called “Smart Cities.” However, as we connect and digitise infrastructures – whether they are public or private, it’s essential to implement thoughtful safeguards. One thing is clear: the best security option is the cloud, which enforces the use

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Telit joins forces with Google

Telit Wireless Solutions, has announced a collaboration with Google Cloud Platform to launch the first IoT Big Data Challenge, a competition aimed at promoting and accelerating innovation around the Internet of Things.

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Orange Business Services positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine Services

Orange Business Services has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the first edition of the GartnerMagic Quadrant for Managed Machine-to-Machine Services. The report evaluated 13 managed machine-to-machine (M2M) service providers, who collectively manage over 70m cellular  M2M connections.

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The utilisation paradox

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 Utilisation Paradox.

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Chris Dancy, ‘Most Connected Human on Earth’ to speak at M2M Now Money Talks mHealth conference

Chris Dancy, the self-proclaimed ‘Most Connected Human on Earth’, has spent the last five years ‘debugging’ himself in an extreme effort to improve his health and well-being.

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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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Plug-in sensor launched to care for the elderly in their own homes

AT the Digital Healthcare event – ‘the Rise of the Consumer’, Concirrus – experts in the Internet of Things, are introducing SensBlok, a technology that has the potential to revolutionise domiciliary care.

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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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Up to 13.7m Europeans will use connected care solutions in 2019

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 4.7 milion people in Europe were using connected care solutions at the end of 2013. The figure refers to users of traditional telecare, next-generation telecare and telehealth solutions in the EU28+2 countries.

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Home Radon and indoor pollution monitor alerts homeowners to cancer-causing gas in real time

We don’t think about radon in our home. We prefer to think that it can’t happen to us, or that we don’t live in a radon “hot zone.” We have smoke detectors to protect against fire, and carbon monoxide detectors so we don’t die in our sleep, but until now there has never been a

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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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GSMA announces Clinton global initiative commitment for GSMA Connected Women Programme

The GSMA has announced its Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action, Connected Women: Accelerating the Female Mobile Economy, at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City. The GSMA and its partners are working together in the Connected Women Programme to accelerate growth of the female digital economy, having already reached 10 million

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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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