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Connected Health Newsletter Archives: November 2014




 
Cytta and Connectyx team up to boost remote monitoring take-up
Cytta and Connectyx say they are joining forces to support the adoption of remote monitoring technology in the healthcare sector.
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InfoBionic raises $17 million for patient monitoring development
Remote patient monitoring player InfoBionic has raised $17 billion in its latest round of funding and appointed new senior executives.
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Safety regulation to boost adoption of lone worker protection services: Berg
Lone worker protection services are expected to have 2.2 million users in Europe and North America by 2020, according to new research from Berg Insight.
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HealthSpot to support remote healthcare services in Miami
Healthcare provider Florida Blue and Miami Children’s Hospital are giving patients access to a walk-in kiosk where they can undergo health checks and receive treatment for various conditions.
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Telefonica to launch fleet management service in key markets
Spanish telecoms operator Telefonica has revealed plans to launch a new plug-and-play fleet management service in Spain, Germany and the UK, indicating it hopes to extend the service to Latin American markets in the near future.
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CalAmp begins shipping trailer tracking unit for oil and gas industry
M2M player CalAmp has begun shipping a new trailer tracking unit aimed at monitoring the status and location of vehicles and other mobile assets in the oil and gas industry.
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Knight Transportation renews $900,000 contract with ID Systems
Truckload carrier Knight Transportation has renewed a fleet management contract with ID Systems worth more than $900,000.
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Massachusetts school takes fleet management service from LoJack, TomTom
An independent school in Massachusetts is hoping to save time and cost on transporting students to various activities through the use of fleet management technology developed by LoJack and TomTom.
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Radiant provides asset-tracking service to Carnegie Mellon University
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and digital health player Voxiva say that use of connected health technology led to dramatic improvements in the health of diabetes sufferers during a six-month program.
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Nestle uses Apptricity M2M technology to improve inventory management
Talent spotters from Novartis AG, charged with bringing new ideas into the organization, are casting their net beyond biotech into the wider pool of wearable, or even edible, technology.
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Intel-GE launches remote patient monitoring service
Intel-GE Care Innovations has launched a new telehealth service intended to simplify the use of remote patient monitoring technology and improve care within the home.
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Sentrian raises $12 million for healthcare technology development
Mobile health player Sentrian says it has raised $12 million from a group of investors and plans to use the funding to support the development of remote patient monitoring technology.
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Staff shortages to drive use of healthcare monitoring technology: Kalorama
Staff shortages and reductions are driving sales of patient monitoring systems, according to a new study from market-research company Kalorama.
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Jawbone launches new wearable fitness trackers
Wearable device maker Jawbone unveiled a set of new fitness trackers called "UP Move" and "UP3" that track details of workouts, hours slept and heart rate.
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Nautilus integrates devices with Apple HealthKit
Fitness products maker Nautilus says it is engineering its devices to use Apple HealthKit technology.
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UK hospital using telehealth to support patients with respiratory conditions
Doctors at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital in the UK are making use of telehealth technology to support patients in their homes, according to a report from the Chartered Institute of Physiotherapy.
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iHealth launches Edge device for sleep and activity tracking
Device maker iHealth Lab has launched a new activity and sleep tracker that allows consumers to monitor levels of wellbeing and fitness on a real-time basis.
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Strava fitness website raises $18.5 million for global expansion
A website that was set up to connect athletes and let them share details of their fitness activities has raised $18.5 million from venture capital firm Sequoia.
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Senscio and Ambio to develop remote patient monitoring service
Healthcare technology player Senscio Systems has teamed up with device maker Ambio Health to provide remote patient monitoring services in patients’ homes.
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Proteus Digital Health launches biometrics patch for fitness monitoring
Wellness monitoring specialist Proteus Digital Health is said to have launched a biometrics monitoring patch designed to help people recover more quickly recover from exercise.
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Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199
Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market.
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Wrist-worn drone wins Intel smart clothing contest
Intel Corp on Monday awarded $500,000 to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone to win a contest the chipmaker hopes will help guarantee it a leading position in the emerging market for wearable computing devices.
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