KORE supports launch of healthcare wearable

KORE, along with mCare Digital, a provider of assistive technology, has proudly announced the release of the mCareWatch 241, the latest advancement in personal emergency alarms. KORE’s connectivity and provisioning platform enables mCare to monitor patients seamlessly in their homes…

Pelle Svensson from u-blox shares how Wi-Fi 6 is shaping hospitals

Wi-Fi is continuing to evolve as Wi-Fi 4 came out in 2009; Wi-Fi 5 debuted in 2013 and Wi-Fi 6 came out in 2019. This kind of progression is typical for the industry, explained Pelle Svensson, Segment Manager, Connected Health…

Element introduces AI-powered platform for medical devices

Element Materials Technology (Element), a global provider of testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services, has introduced Element RegNav (RegNav), its first artificial intelligence (AI)-powered regulatory intelligence platform for medical devices. Initially launched to support FDA regulatory pathways, RegNav aims to…

AI tool being harnessed to alert to potential medical cases

A consortium of partners has developed an AI-powered and IoT-enabled device designed to identify when older or vulnerable individuals living alone may require immediate medical support. This device monitors the usage of household appliances and electrical items by analysing data…

Sony developing microsurgery assistance robot

Sony Group Corporation (Sony) has announced the development of a microsurgery assistance robot capable of automatic surgical instrument exchange and precision control. The prototype was showcased at the Sony booth during the 2024 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)…

Healthcare industry disillusioned in cyberattack preparedness

Kroll has released the State of Cyber Defence: Diagnosing Cyber Threats in Healthcare report, exposing the healthcare industry’s disillusionment in terms of its cyber maturity. The research reveals that over a quarter (26%) of healthcare businesses have immature cybersecurity processes…

Memfault introduces Device Vitals for IoT quality management

Memfault has introduced Device Vitals, a pioneering observability platform for embedded devices, designed to provide immediate insight into critical health and quality metrics of IoT fleets. This new feature offers embedded engineers built-in dashboards for monitoring key performance issues such…

How tiny wireless bulbs could revolutionise clinical healthcare

Researchers at the University of St Andrews and the University of Cologne have unveiled a platform that paves the way for the implementation of diminutive wireless light sources within the human body. This development, detailed in the journal Science Advances,…

BodyCAP develop ingestible thermometer connected to smartphones

BodyCAP has developed the pioneering eCelsius Performance Connect System, centred around a connected ingestible thermometer for Sports and Occupational Health Research applications, whose connectivity to smartphones and tablets is provided by Insight SiP’s ISP1807-LR RF module. This System enables continuous…

PETRAS | balancing benefits with security of wearables in healthcare

February 21st saw PETRAS’ first event of the year kick off to a packed show, with attendees being informed on the possibilities and pitfalls of the growing implementation of tech in various sectors – like wearables in healthcare. PETRAS, a…