Tag: Healthcare

Security is real threat to IoT supported healthcare

Security is real threat to IoT supported healthcare

Written by on September 2, 2015 in Opinion with 1 Comment

You know how we love the Hype Cycles published by the Gartner Group? The ones that take us on the roller coaster ride from ‘innovation trigger,’ through the ‘trough of disillusionment’ and upwards again to the sunlit upland ‘plateau of productivity.’ It would seem, according to a survey by KPMG, that the IoT, at least […]

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Google Glass, wearables and the blurring of the IoT

Google Glass, wearables and the blurring of the IoT

Written by on August 19, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The first iteration of Google Glass was laughed off stage. We were as guilty as others of poking fun at this weird new technology. We thought it would result in people wandering about, blinking and waving and (having been hacked) walking into lampposts. And, some months ago, it quietly disappeared. A smaller, and smaller minded, […]

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The IoT delivers disruption to Healthcare – pain free

The IoT delivers disruption to Healthcare – pain free

Written by on August 12, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Internet of Things: Spurring a $117B Disruption in Healthcare The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting a broad spectrum of industries. None more so than healthcare. According to a recent report by Mind Commerce, healthcare will experience the fastest growth in IoT adoption of any industry segment over the next five years, with deployments […]

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Apple’s healthcare technology takes early lead among top hospitals

Apple’s healthcare technology takes early lead among top hospitals

Written by on February 5, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals, showing early promise as a way for doctors to monitor patients remotely and lower costs. Fourteen of 23 top hospitals contacted by Reuters said they have rolled out a pilot program of Apple’s HealthKit service – which acts as a […]

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The machines are taking over and communications holds the key – in a good way.

The machines are taking over and communications holds the key – in a good way.

Written by on May 19, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

In the communications industry we tend to look at life from the inside out. We look at the Over the Top (OTT) players invading our territory and consider them enemies until we consider how to ally with them to add value and make money. We look at the television and feel slightly proud that the […]

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Operators have three opportunities – and the same three threats

Operators have three opportunities – and the same three threats

Written by on February 6, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

With traditional business being eroded in the telecoms sector, operators are now faced with almost too many opportunities to be able to address. They are desperate to find the ‘differentiator,’ the thing that will attract and keep customers better than their competition. Part of the problem is that they tend to come up with the […]

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