COVID-19 is writing a new world order

Amidst the socio-economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, the common cause of finding a solution to the pandemic has brought together individuals, institutions, communities, governments and society at large. Looking at such collaborative initiatives, says CP Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra.

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Regulation and reimbursement strategies should not get in the way of ‘smart’ electronic skin patches

Recent IDTechEx research in their report, Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029, has revealed significant opportunities in the development and use of electronic skin patches, with more than US$7.5 billion (€6.8 billion) in revenue made from the technology in 2018 and a growth forecast of over $20 billion (€18.2 billion) per year over the next decade.

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The UK NHS long term 10-year plan: Why will technology be key in delivering this?

In order to future proof the National Health Service (NHS), the UK Health Secretary recently announced a Long Term Plan to ensure the service continues seamlessly and smoothly for years to come. As Wayne Miller, Healthcare director EMEA at Zebra Technologies reports,

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When the patient goes home, does Blockchain follow them?

Blockchain products in healthcare have proven to have the potential of making interoperability practical and achievable. This innovativeness has been pushed a step further with blockchain products (although few) that are helping to make follow-ups on patient performance, satisfaction, medication, and recovery. Isn’t this amazing?

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Fog computing market will be worth over US$700m by 2024

The Fog Computing Market size is set to exceed US$700 million (€567.51 million) by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Increasing penetration of cloud computing platforms is fostering the fog computing market growth.

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Optimising the care pathway : A vision of connected healthcare delivery

Healthcare is going through its own digital transformation. New technology, such as wearables, telemedicine and IoT connectivity is making its way into hospitals, clinics and care homes. It is aimed at optimising care pathways to reduce average hospital stays and improve patient welfare.

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Clothing & ear based fitness wearables to grow by over 550% in the next 4 years as specialised devices find a place

A new research report from Juniper Research forecasts that specialised fitness wearables integrated into clothing and ear-based ‘hearables’ will grow from an expected 4.5 million shipped in 2018 to nearly 30 million in 2022, an increase of more than 550%. By contrast, conventional activity tracker shipments will only grow by 20% in that time.

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Cities on the edge

The technologies that will empower the smart cities of the future are refreshingly free of controversy. The concept itself is an easy sell: after all, who doesn’t want buildings to be greener, energy networks more efficient, traffic congestion and pollution reduced?

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Samsung launches an Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) 1.3 certified system-on-Module

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. announced Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) 1.3 certification for the Samsung ARTIK™ 05x series of modules, the first system-on-module family to be certified using new OCF standards for trust and connectivity for IoT.

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Cargotec develops intelligent cargo handling with global IoT connectivity services from Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services and Cargotec have signed a three-year, multimillion euro agreement for worldwide IoT connectivity that helps Cargotec keep goods moving efficiently and safely. Cargotec, with headquarters in Finland, is a provider of cargo and load handling solutions. Cargo traffic is one of the vital services that helps keep our global society up and

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The future of healthcare: Three ways IoT is beneficial to hospitals

The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform nearly every industry in future years – if it hasn’t done so already, says Jocelyn Brown. By redefining how devices, people, and apps connect and interact with one another, IoT is making the way we work more integrative. By creating new opportunities to develop dynamic services and products,

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Huawei wireless X Labs and MGI Sign MoU on the exploration of real-time wireless telemedicine

At the 8th Global Mobile Broadband Forum, Huawei Wireless X Labs and MGI signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on wireless telemedicine.

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PatientPop brings Google posts to healthcare practices

PatientPop, the provider in practice growth technology designed for healthcare providers, introduced automatic Google Posts with one-click appointment booking to customers.

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AI-Powered chatbots to drive dramatic cost savings in healthcare, saving $3.6 billion by 2022

A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual cost savings derived from the adoption of chatbots in healthcare will reach $3.6 billion (€3.04 billion) globally by 2022, up from an estimated $2.8 million (€2.36 million) in 2017. This growth will average 320% per annum, as AI (artificial intelligence) powered chatbots will drive improved customer experiences

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Nokia focuses on delivering carrier-grade networks for transportation, energy, public sector, finance, web services and healthcare

Nokia is strengthening its approach to serve key enterprise markets and large ‘webscale’ customers. As of September 1, 2017 Chris Johnson has joined the organisation from HPE to lead the push into vertical industries while company veteran Mike Calabrese will oversee the webscale and large enterprise customer segments.

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Everything can be smart: Key traits of the newest smart cities – Part 2

According to the IoT analytics, smart cities constitute 20% of IoT projects around the world. We seen a few traits yesterday in Part 1 of the article. The rest will be discussed today in the 2nd part.

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