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Connected Health Newsletter: Archives July 2017


 
Philips plans oncology centre in Singapore



Philips and the Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings are to open an oncology centre in Singapore, bringing together the latest imaging, treatment, machine learning and clinical informatics technologies.
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Fitness wearable uses muscle-mapping technology



QianHaiLanYue Tech, based out of Shenzhen, China, has introduced KeenBrace, claimed to be the first fitness wearable to use muscle-mapping technology.
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Garmin and K4Connect use wearables to help seniors



North Carolina-based K4Connect and Swiss company Garmin are collaborating on wearable technology to help older adults and individuals living with disabilities.
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Mhealth app to help parents control children
Researchers at Wayne State University in Michigan are developing an mhealth app that can help parents deal with unruly children.
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Merlin brings AI to healthcare
Minnesota-based healthcare AI company Treatment.com has allowed the first glimpse of its Merlin platform for healthcare artificial intelligence.
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Wearable diabetes tracker monitors blood painlessly



PKVitality, a French company specialising in bio-wearables, is taking pre-orders for its K’Watch Glucose connected bracelet, a tracker that lets diabetics monitor glucose levels painlessly without taking blood.
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IMC helps IoT professionals find jobs

The IoT M2M Council (IMC) has launched an interactive jobs board that provides its members and the embedded industries at large with an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections.
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Nokia expands connected health range



Nokia has introduced a range of connected consumer health products from the French fitness tracking company Withings it acquired last year.
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Apple app helps families monitor children’s health worldwide



Families across the globe can access a free app developed by the Boston Children's Hospital in the USA to help them organise and monitor their children's health.
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Philips device monitors patients during transit



Philips has introduced a device that provides portable, uninterrupted patient monitoring during in-hospital transport and at the bedside.
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Vodafone and Smart Meter partner on diabetes management



Vodafone is working with Smart Meter LLC, a mobile health services provider for diabetes management, to bring reliable and efficient accessibility around the world.
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Toyota robot helps disabled war veteran with day-to-day tasks



Injuries in Afghanistan to decorated US war veteran Romulo (Romy) Camargo left him paralysed from the neck down. But a robot from Japanese company Toyota is helping him manage his day-to-day routine.
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WHill and U-Blox partner on connected wheelchairs



WHill, a Japanese company specialising in mobility products, is planning an autonomous wheelchair using wireless positioning and connectivity technology from Swiss company U-Blox.
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Qualcomm brings LTE M1 and NB-IoT to wearables
At last week’s Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, Qualcomm Technologies said it was bringing LTE categories M1 (eMTC) and NB1 (NB-IoT) connectivity to the wearables industry.
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Robot kills germs in Alabama hospital



Jackson Hospital in Alabama is using a robot that adjusts itself to various room sizes and uses UV energy to kill germs and pathogens.
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