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

Home Healthcare Software and Services Market To worth $6.4B by 2018

  • Posted on: 19 May 2014
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The home is now a billion dollar market for connected healthcare software and services; because of the advancement in technology, especially telecom and M2M, more healthcare services can be carried out in the patient’s home.  Gone are the days when patients who need regular check-up are required to visit the hospital or clinic; now they can be monitored while at home.  According to research by MarketsandMarkets, the global home healthcare software and services market will worth over US $6 Billion by 2018.