IoT in Health

IoT in Health

What does the NHS ransomware attack mean for IoT in healthcare?

Last Friday, one of the biggest ransomware outbreaks in history infected over 200,000 machines in more than 150 countries. From FedEx to Telefónica, companies...

Tictrac and Munich Re launch Wellgage for insurance partners worldwide

London-based health tech company Tictrac has joined forces with insurance company Munich Re to launch Wellgage, an intuitive health engagement platform that could have...

British public would be happy to use AI to relieve NHS...

A survey published this week suggests that the British public’s attitudes to healthcare technologies is  changing dramatically. The study, which was conducted in March by Censuswide and...

UK start-up Babylon raises $60m for AI-based doctor app

UK start-up Babylon, which specializes in remote health applications, has doubled its valuation in its latest funding round, raising $60 million. The funding brings the...

Digital tech keeps Brits fighting fit, says TCS

Digital technology is keeping Britain fit, according to a survey by IT consultancy Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). TCS, two-time sponsors of the London Marathon, which...

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

Verily announces smartwatch to transform clinical research

Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced a smartwatch aimed at transforming care platforms and clinical research. The Study Watch,...

Purdue researcher develops technology powered by body heat

Kazuaki Yazawa, a research associate professor at Purdue University, Indiana, has developed technology that can be woven into a specially designed fabric, harnessing human...

Matternet leapfrogs Amazon to complete first city drone delivery

Switzerland's national mail service Swiss Post has signed up California-based drone company Matternet to assist with the delivery of laboratory samples between two hospitals. In...

The rise of the IoT ‘megatrends’

The IoT is growing fast and a number of key 'megatrends' are emerging that impact the way software application developers are building the fabric of a...

Data scientists developing doctor chatbots for ‘self-treatable’ conditions

Data scientists at the University of Essex, UK, are working to create 'doctor chatbots', powered by artificial intelligence (AI),  who patients can access via smartphones. The...

IoT project brings clean, safe water to thousands in Africa

In recognition of World Water Day, Internet of Business looks at how IoT technologies can help to bring clean water to people in Africa. According to figures from...