Napier University-Spiritus pilot project seeks to demonstrate assurance layer for tracking medical devices

The Data Lab announced the kickoff of a pilot project involving Edinburgh Napier University, NHS National Services Scotland and industry collaborator Spiritus Development Limited intended to demonstrate the benefits of a blockchain-enabled assurance layer for tracking medical devices through their lifecycle.

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Fewer than 10% of IoT products have adequate security, according to a survey

IOActive, Inc., a provider of research-driven security services, has released the findings of the IOActive Internet of Things (IoT) Security Survey, completed by senior security professionals earlier this year.

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Telehealth remains a small but interesting vertical for CSPs to target in the next five years

The telehealth market, long identified as a significant opportunity for communications service providers (CSPs), has been slow to gain traction. The technical capabilities to support the telehealth market have long been in place, but regulatory concerns, coupled with supply-side issues such as business models, have restricted market growth.

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Combining IoT connectivity with 3D printing for new applications Part 2

Best foot forward Several of the most significant deployments of 3D printing technology have been in medical applications.

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Bluetooth low energy 4.2 module brings ‘performance and power efficiency’ to IoT designs

u-blox, a global provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the NINA-B1 Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth Smart) stand-alone module.

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Aeris and Novotech announce partnership to drive distribution of M2M services

San Jose, California, USA. August 28, 2012 — Cellular carrier Aeris® Communications is partnering with Novotech Technologies, a global distributor of wireless, M2M products, services and solutions to deliver M2M connectivity services. Novotech will now begin distributing products connected by Aeris’ intelligent machine-to-machine framework.

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The slow road from Classic Bluetooth to Bluetooth Smart in consumer medical devices

IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), projects that the transition from Classic Bluetooth to Bluetooth Smart in consumer medical devices will be slow,

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Bluetooth smart to be the wireless technology most used in consumer medical devices by 2016

IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS)) projects that by 2016, wireless-enabled consumer medical devices will use Bluetooth Smart technology the most.

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