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Connected Health Newsletter Archives: March 2020

 
 
Vivify deploys telehealth to monitor coronavirus




Vivify Health is addressing the coronavirus pandemic with a rapid deployment plan for healthcare providers to screen and monitor patients remotely.
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DataRobot and Intersystems bring AI to healthcare




Enterprise AI firm DataRobot and Intersystems, a specialist in information technology platforms for health, business and government applications, are working together to accelerate the application of AI in healthcare.
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Advantech upgrades robot to aid coronavirus detection




Chinese smart city IoT products and services provider Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot has upgraded its 5G-powered patrol robot with Advantech technology to help first-line police officers conduct coronavirus prevention inspections.
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IMC Industrial IoT Online Summit set for April

The IoT M2M Council (IMC) – the largest trade group serving the IoT sector, with 25,000 members – has organised a full online conference for industrial users. The Industrial IoT Online Summit will take place from 22 to 23 April 2020.
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Casio and Renesas reduce power for heart monitoring watch




Casio and Renesas Electronics combined forces to reduce power consumption on the G-Shock GBD-H1000 watch with heart rate monitor and GPS functionality, unveiled last month.
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Elite adapts drone delivery for coronavirus fight




Italian company Elite Consulting has adapted its drone delivery system for medical supplies to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bloomer raises $3m to embed ECG into smart bra




MIT-spinoff Bloomer Tech has raised $3m in a seed funding round to commercialise a clinical grade, heart monitoring smart bra for cardiovascular disease.
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Security firms combine to fight rising cyber attacks in coronavirus wake




Cyber-security specialists are working together to combat an unprecedented level of cyber attacks targeting the healthcare sector in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Investment firm C5 Capital established the alliance.
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Apple maintains smartwatch lead as wearables growth slows, says IDC




Apple continues to dominate in smartwatches as the overall global wearables market is expected to grow just 9.4% in 2020, according to IDC. This marks a significant slowing of the market compared with the 89% growth in 2019 as the coronavirus pandemic impacts supply in the first half of 2020.
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Hawkeye develops smart mask to fight coronavirus




California technology company Hawkeye Systems is working with a Taiwanese mask producer to develop a smart mask that can sense elevated temperature and presence of airborne pathogens in the battle against the coronavirus.
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19Labs kit remotely monitors quarantined coronavirus patients




California-based 19Labs has introduced a smart monitoring kit to increase the time patients can spend in at-home quarantine while being evaluated for possible coronavirus and other infections.
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Theranica migraine wearable available on Cove




Theranica Bioelectronics, an Israeli bio-medical technology company, has announced availability of Nerivio, an FDA-authorised prescribed wearable for acute treatment of migraine, on New York-based Cove's telemedicine platform.
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Leman adds Bluetooth to cuffless blood pressure monitor




Swiss firm Leman Micro Devices (LMD) has demonstrated a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that brings medically accurate blood pressure and temperature measurement to the wearables market.
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KareXpert connects Himalayas with telemedicine




Digital healthcare platform provider KareXpert Technologies has implemented a host of IoT-based telemedicine projects in Uttarakhand in the Himalayan region of India.
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Utah scientists’ wearable warns of critical heart conditions




A wearable sensor that works with artificial intelligence to help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs has been developed by researchers at University of Utah Health and VA Salt Lake City Health Care System.
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Radiology AI start-up Quer.ai raises $16m




Healthcare AI start-up Qure.ai has raised $16m in a funding round led by Sequoia India and supported by MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, with operations in San Francisco and New York, Qure.ai provides fast and accurate interpretations of radiology scans within seconds.
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DJI drones in front line of coronavirus battle




Drones from Chinese company DJI are contributing in the fight against coronavirus. DJI has pledged almost $1.5m in aid to help contain the outbreak of the virus.
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