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Huawei adds SpO2 monitoring to Band series

The latest addition to Huawei’s Band series supports all-day SpO2 monitoring and provides a full range of fitness and health features such as heart rate, sleep and stress monitoring. [...]

Samsung Galaxy app detects early Covid-19 infection

An app for Samsung Galaxy watches uses biometric data that help detect Covid-19 infections early. Samsung in South Africa worked with local insurance company 1Life and US biometrics firm [...]

Atos and Huma bring hospitals into homes

French IT services company Atos and British healthcare technology firm Huma have announced a five-year partnership to improve healthcare and research with remote monitoring technologies. In a deal set [...]

Researchers use human body to power wearables

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have demonstrated the use of the human body as a medium for transmitting and harvesting energy to power wearables. Advancements in wearable [...]

SafeSanté secures €12m to create virtual medical centre

French telemedicine firm SafeSanté has secured €12m funding from the Gem Group to democratise its telemedicine IoT offering and create a virtual medical centre. SafeSanté has specialised in telemedicine [...]

Purdue University smart wearables withstand washing

Engineers at Purdue University in Indiana have developed a method to transform existing cloth items into battery-free wearables resistant to laundry. These smart clothes are powered wirelessly through a [...]

Safecube uses Microsoft Azure for asset tracking

French company Safecube, born from a joint venture between Michelin, Sigfox and Argon in 2019, has launched an asset tracker using IoT technology and Microsoft Azure services. Safecube continues [...]

Vodafone enhances fleet management in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has enhanced its IoT fleet management offering, which lets businesses increase the efficiency of their fleet operations. The latest iteration delivers real-time information such as traffic data, [...]

DHL expands Locus Robotics collaboration

DHL is expanding its collaboration with Massachusetts-based Locus Robotics, further digitalising its supply chain processes. By 2022, the logistics specialist plans to implement up to 2000 assisted picking robots [...]

DB Schenker invests in autonomous mobile robots

DB Schenker has invested in Croatian autonomous mobile robotics company Gideon Brothers as part of a $31m series A round. The money will be used to accelerate development of [...]

Microsoft AI tracks containers in Abu Dhabi

Microsoft is helping Abu Dhabi Terminals deploy AI-based container smart tracking to trace all handled containers and launch an autonomous vehicle system for port shuttle carriers. The agreement heralds [...]

Roambee acquires Modum to boost cold chain

Californian supply chain visibility provider Roambee has acquired Modum, a Swiss pharma last kilometre-focused cold-chain monitoring player. This acquisition will enable Roambee to expand its cold chain visibility offering [...]