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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Reply launches IoT-focused incubator and announces first project

Reply, specialises in the design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media, has announces Breed Reply, a new Reply advanced incubator for funding, accelerating and supporting the growth and establishment of ideas and start-ups around the Internet of Things (IoT) across Europe and the USA.

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Smart wearable device shipments to exceed 100m by 2017, finds Juniper Research

New findings from Juniper Research have revealed that global smart wearable device shipments will more than quadruple by 2017, reaching 116m units, compared to an estimated 27m this year. However, this still suggests that less than 5% of smartphones will be used with such wearables by this time.

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The lessons we’ve already learned about wearables

As an industry, we’re still in the early days of wearable technology – figuring out what works (and what doesn’t) and continuing to define and refine this ever-growing market. As David Maidment of ARM says, wearable devices make up such a large and diverse category.

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DeviceHive, a free open source M2M framework, to be made available at 2014 AT&T Hackathon

DataArt, a custom software development firm that builds advanced solutions for select industries, announced that Artyom Astafurov, co-inventor of DeviceHive, will present the platform for use by hackers at 2014 AT&T Hackathon in Las Vegas.

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Wearables promise enterprises great benefits – but come prepared!

The arrival of wearables, from glasses to smart clothing, will bring great opportunities to the industrial and corporate setting – but they will come with challenges, so companies need to come to the party prepared!

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‘Small but positive step’ as Italy’s Reply SpA takes 20% stake in wearable tech provider Sensoria for US$5m

Reply S.p.A has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in the Redmond, Washington-based Sensoria Inc, a provider of wearable technology for the Internet of Things. One analyst calls it a small but positive step towards a multidisciplinary approach to wearable tech.

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Analysts find wearable tech market is held back by poor business models and need for fashion collaboration

London, UK. July 9, 2014. Wearable technology connected by the Internet of Things (IoT) may be grabbing headlines but it will fail to achieve its full potential until the developers and marketers conquer some major challenges.

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Smartwatch market forecast to grow to 324 million by 2020

(KNOWLEDGE14, SAN FRANCISCO, CA) GFT, an international IT solutions provider to the financial sector, has announced support for Sony Smartwatch connectivity with ServiceNow(R) .

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Smart contact lenses? It’s time to think how wearable technologies will impact on your business

Blog. April 24, 2014 — Google has a patent pending for a contact lens with a micro camera and sensors embedded on the surface, controlled by blinking. The patent application reveals that the smart lenses will be able to take photos, process data related to them and carry out tasks based on that processed data.

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Beecham Research opens London office in Tech City as wearable tech and IoT drive growth

Beecham Research, a leading UK-based technology market research, analysis and consulting firm, has opened a new office in the Tech City area of Shoreditch, London. Staff at the new office will focus on rapidly emerging markets, including Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Survey reveals that three out of four consumers want wearable technology to improve lifestyles

London, UK – Research from QlikTech, a provider of user-driven business intelligence (BI), has shown that nearly three quarters (73%) of consumers want to be able to analyse their spending habits and health issues in order to lead a better life. According to the research, these are the aspects of our lives we want to

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