health

Orbita Unveiled Industry’s First HIPAA Compliant Connected Health Solution

  • Posted on: 21 October 2016
  • By: chw staff

Orbita has unveiled the healthcare industry’s first HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based solution designed specifically to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of connected home healthcare. Organizations using the Orbita platform can easily create, manage and deliver practical digital home healthcare applications that improve medical outcomes and reduce health care costs for individuals with chronic and post-acute care needs.

Nokia Wants Part Of Connected Health Market

  • Posted on: 3 May 2016
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Nokia Technologies, an offspring of Nokia, has has made its first step into the connected health market with Samsung, Apple and Microsoft by acquiring Withings of France.  Withings offers a family of award-winning digital health products and services to help people lead healthier lives. Its connected health product range includes regulated and unregulated products such as activity trackers, weighing scales, thermometers, blood pressure monitors, home and baby monitors.

Meet "MOVE IT", The Connected Gym Kit

  • Posted on: 17 April 2016
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Indiegogo has a campaign running for a new gym kit that connects to your mobile Apple or Android and allows you to track your training and fitness.  The MOVE IT smart gym kit offers four key workouts for your abdominals and core, skipping, push-ups and  resistance. The MOVE IT gym kit, allows you to turn any 3mx3m space in your home into a gym.

Could Augmenting with our Home Make it Smarter?

  • Posted on: 9 November 2015
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Former Professor of cybernetics at the University of Reading, Kevin Warwick is quoted in the ES magazine as saying “If we can clear the social hurdles, within a decade many [of us] will be experimenting with implanted chips to do everything from skipping airport security using a passport ID in their hand, to monitoring blood preasure, temperature or sugar, all of which have huge health benefits for emergency services.”  He predicted that “by 2040, we might have cranial implants, which you could purchase to communicate by basic thought.” This paints a vivid picture of what this could mean fo

Philips Expands its HealthSuite into the Cloud with AWS IoT

  • Posted on: 18 October 2015
  • By: Emma Thompson

In order to improve care providers patients relationship management Philips is expanding its HealthSuite platform in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS).  The new AWS IoT platform will make it easy for devices to connect to AWS services, which will expand the connectivity, capabilities and services of Philips' HealthSuite digital platform.

Panasonic is Offering a ‘Better Life’ for the connected home

  • Posted on: 2 October 2015
  • By: chw staff

At the recent IFA in Berlin Panasonic showcased a host of connected lifestyle solutions under the slogan ‘A Better Life, A Better World’. The product and services on display were focused on the themes family gathering, relaxation, of food preparation, and beauty and health. They can be placed the different rooms in our homes to enhance the activity or experience of the environment. Panasonic said they want to create a connected lifestyle we all desire that is technically possible within the next five years.

The Connected Lifestyle has Global Market Potential of $731 Billion by 2020

  • Posted on: 17 May 2015
  • By: Anthony Matthews

The connected life style should have a market potential of US $731 billion by 2020, this is according to Frost and Sullivan.  This figure includes revenue from all sectors that touches the connected home.  Cloud computing, mobility, low cost sensors, big data are driving the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected industries.

Rimidi Digital Health Received Funding from Cox

  • Posted on: 13 May 2015
  • By: chw staff

Cox Enterprise has increased its strategic partnership in the health sector with investment in digital health technology and services provider Rimidi. The digital health solution provider is base in Atlanta and focuses on diabetes and other chronic conditions. Cox earlier this year made another investment in Healthspot, a provider of patient and provider driven telehealth technology.

Microsoft Health and Insteon are Taking Smart Wearable into the Home

  • Posted on: 10 May 2015
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

With the release of it first fitness wearable Microsoft connected home partner Insteon is working with developers to take the Microsoft Band into the connected home.  Insteon announced last week at the Build conference that developers can now use the Insteon’s RESTful API to create home automation apps that use the Microsoft Band.

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