Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Connected Health Newsletter: Archives November 2015

 

IBM and Carnegie Mellon team to help blind
Scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University have designed an open platform to support the creation of smartphone apps that can help the blind better navigate their surroundings.
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Sunn app tunes biological clock when indoors
A lighting app that helps people improve their sleep at night and alertness during the day by keeping the body's biological clock, or 24-hour cycle (circadian rhythm), aligned with the natural cycle of lighting is available from Chicago-based IoT company Sunn.
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Toshiba plans development platforms to tackle IoT healthcare applications
Toshiba is bringing out a series of development platforms to tackle IoT applications from healthcare to logistics using its applications processors. The first development platform will tackle wearables for healthcare applications using the Japanese company’s applications processor.
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On Semiconductor module links hearing aid to smartphone
On Semiconductor is introducing a wireless module to allow hearing aids to be controlled by a smartphone as well as letting the phone stream voice and data direct to the hearing aid.
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Connected pill helps football players monitor body temperature
A French Ligue One football team has used an ingestible connected pill for temperature monitoring in championship matches. FC Nantes tested the Bodycap e-Celsius Performance connected pill for temperature monitoring on ten players during two games.
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Kii and Kyocera team up for cloud-based health monitoring
Japanese companies Kii and Kyocera have announced a strategic collaboration to develop a cloud-based healthcare monitoring service and smart device combination called Daily Support.
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Strap partners Xavier University to analyse lifestyle data
Cincinnati-based human data intelligence start-up Strap and Xavier University are piloting a rewards programme powered by human data that will enable the Xavier community to make healthier life choices.
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